Tuesday, May 26, 2009

How do we love thee

How do we love thee, let me count the ways;

American Wars
The American Revolution1775-1783The Indian Wars1775-1890Shay's Rebellion1786-1787RebellionAnti-(state)Government Rebels vs. MassachusettsThe Whiskey Rebellion1794RebellionAnti-Tax Rebels in Western PennsylvaniaQuasi-War With France1798-1800Inter-State (Naval) WarFrance Fries's Rebellion "The Hot Water War"1799RebellionAnti-Tax Rebels in PennsylvaniaThe Barbary Wars1800-1815Inter-State WarThe Barbary States(Tripoli, Algiers & Morocco)The War of 18121812-1815Inter-State WarGreat BritainThe Growing & Troubled Republic
Primary Name of Conflict Dates of Conflict (U.S. Involvement Only)Type of Conflict Primary Opponent(s) of the United States Mexican-American War1846-1848Inter-State WarMexicoU.S. Slave Rebellions1800-1865Slave RebellionsVarious Slave groups"Bleeding Kansas"1855-1860Civil War (state of Kansas)Pro-Slavery vs. Anti-Slavery KansansBrown's Raid on Harper's Ferry1859RebellionAnti-Slavery Rebels (Led by John Brown)United States Civil War1861-1865Civil WarUnited States (The North) vs.The Confederate States (The South)U.S. Intervention in Hawaiian Revolution1893Internal Rebellion & Foreign InterventionThe Spanish-American War1898Inter-State WarU.S. Intervention in Samoan Civil War1898-1899Civil War & Foreign InterventionU.S.-Philippine War1899-1902Colonial War, War of ImperialismBoxer Rebellion1900Internal Rebellion & Foreign InterventionChinese Government & "Boxer" RebelsThe Moro Wars1901-1913Colonial WarsPhilippine Muslim RebelsU.S. Intervention in Panamanian Revolution1903Secessionist Revolution & Foreign InterventionColombiaThe Banana Wars1909-1933Civil Wars & Foreign InterventionVarious Rebel Groups In Central America
U.S. Occupation of Vera Cruz1914Inter-State WarMexicoPershing's Raid Into Mexico1916-1917Inter-State, Border WarMexican Government & Mexican Rebels ("Bandits")World War I1917-1918 (American involvement only)Inter-State WarGermanyAllied Intervention in Russian Civil War1919-1921Civil War & Foreign InterventionRussian Bolshevik (Soviet) GovernmentWorld War II1941-1945 (American involvement only)Inter-State WarGermany, Japan & ItalyThe Cold War1945-1991Global Inter-State Cold WarThe Soviet Union & Communist China The Korean War1950-1953Inter-State WarNorth Korea & ChinaThe Second Indochina War "Vietnam War"1956-1975Civil War, Inter-State WarNorth Vietnam & South Vietnamese "Viet Cong" RebelsU.S. Intervention in Lebanon1958Civil War & Foreign InterventionNo real foe for U.S. Troops landed to support Lebanon Gov.Dominican Intervention1965Civil War & Foreign InterventionRebels in the Dominican RepublicThe Mayaguez Rescue Operation
News Story 1975 (May 15)Hostage Rescue & Inter-State ConflictKhmer Rouge Guerrillas (the new government of Cambodia)Iranian Hostage Rescue "Desert One" or "Operation Eagle Claw"1980 (April 25)Hostage Rescue & Inter-State ConflictIranU.S. Libya Conflict1981, 1986Inter-State WarLibyaU.S. Intervention in Lebanon1982-1984Civil War,Foreign Intervention & Inter-State WarSyria & Various Muslim and Leftist Lebanese MilitiasU.S. Invasion of Grenada1983Inter-State WarMarxist Grenadian Faction & CubaThe Tanker War
"Operation Earnest Will"1987-1988Inter-State WarIranU.S. Invasion of Panama1989Inter-State WarPanamaSecond Persian Gulf War "Operation Desert Storm"1991Inter-State WarIraq"No-Fly Zone" War1991-2003Inter-State WarIraqU.S. Intervention in Somalia1992-1994Civil War & Foreign InterventionVarious Somali MilitiasNATO Intervention in Bosnia (Operation Deliberate Force) Summary1994-1995Civil War,Foreign Intervention & Inter-State WarBosnian Serb RebelsU.S. Occupation of Haiti1994Foreign InterventionHaitian GovernmentU.S. Embassy bombings and strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (The bin Laden War)August, 1998Terrorist Conflict"Desert Fox" Campaign (part of U.S./Iraq Conflict)December, 1998Inter-State WarIraqKosovo War1999Civil War, Foreign Intervention & Inter-State WarYugoslavia/SerbiaAttack on the USS ColeOctober 12, 2000Terrorist ConflictTerrorists associated with Osama bin LadenAttack on the World Trade Center and the PentagonSeptember 11, 2001Terrorist ConflictOsama bin Laden's al-Qaida organizationWar against TerrorismAfghanistan War (Operation Enduring Freedom)
October 7, 2001-Present The Taliban and Osama bin Laden's Al-Qaida organizationThird Persian Gulf War
"Operation Iraqi Freedom"March 19, 2003-PresentInter-State WarIraq

America, born in of battle and sustained by blood. This is how much we love you.

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