America's wars / Alan Axelrod

Author(s): Axelrod, Alan, 1952-
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Subjects: United States--History, Military
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : J. Wiley, c2002
Series: Wiley desk reference
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: vii, 550 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
Ch. 1. Colonial and Native American Wars before 1754 7
Conquest of the Hawikuh Pueblo, New Mexico, 1540 9
Acoma Revolt, 1599 10
Powhatan War, 1622-1644 11
Mohawk-Mahican War, 1624-1628 16
Pequot War, 1637 18
Iroquoian Beaver Wars, 1638-1684 22
Algonquian-Dutch War (Kieft's War), 1639-1645 27
Iroquois-French Wars, 1642-1696 30
Maryland's War with the Susquehannocks, 1643-1652 31
Maryland's Religious War, 1644-1654 32
Iroquois-Huron War, 1648-1650 33
Peach War, 1655-1657 34
Esopus Wars, 1659-1660 and 1663-1664 34
King Philip's War, 1675-1676 36
First Abnaki War, 1675-1678 43
Bacon's Rebellion, 1676 44
Pope's Rebellion, 1680 48
Leisler's Rebellion, 1689-1691 50
King William's War, 1689-1697 53
First Pima Revolt, 1695 56
Second Abnaki War, 1702-1712 56
Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713 56
Tuscarora War, 1711-1712 59
Fox Resistance, 1712-1733 61
Yamasee War, 1715-1716 63
Chickasaw Resistance, 1720-1724 63
Natchez Revolt, 1729 64
Dummer's War (Third Abnaki War), 1722-1727 64
King George's War, 1744-1748 65
Second Pima Revolt, 1751 68
Ch. 2. The French and Indian War 69
French and Indian War, 1754-1763 69
Cherokee Uprising of 1759-1762 94
Pontiac's Rebellion, 1763-1766 95
Ch. 3. The American Revolution 101
Regulators' Revolt, 1771 101
Lord Dunmore's War, 1774 102
American Revolution, 1775-1783 104
Ch. 4. Conflicts of the Early Republic and the War of 1812 162
Shays's Rebellion, 1786-1787 162
Little Turtle's War, 1786-1795 164
Whiskey Rebellion, 1794 168
American-French Quasi-War, 1798-1800 169
Tripolitan War, 1801-1805 172
War of 1812, 1812-1814 174
Creek War, 1812-1814 186
Algerine War, 1815 188
First Seminole War, 1817-1818 189
Fredonian Rebellion, 1826-1827 191
Aroostook War, 1838-1839 192
Ch. 5. Wars of the Indian Removal 193
Indian Removal Act of 1830 193
Second Seminole War, 1835-1842 196
Third Seminole War, 1855-1858 199
Black Hawk War, 1832 199
Ch. 6. United States-Mexican War and Associated Conflicts 205
Texan War of Independence, 1835-1836 205
Bear Flag Rebellion, 1846 212
United States-Mexican War, 1846-1848 215
Ch. 7. Early Indian Wars in the West 229
Mariposa War, 1850-1851 229
Yuma and Mojave Uprising, 1851-1852 230
Rogue River War, 1855-1856 231
Yakima War, 1855 233
Coeur d'Alene War (Spokane War), 1858 236
Paiute War (Pyramid Lake War), 1860 237
Apache and Navajo War, 1860-1868 238
Minnesota Santee Sioux Uprising, 1862 241
Ch. 8. Civil War 246
"Bleeding Kansas" Guerrilla War, 1854-1861 247
Civil War, 1861-1865 249
Ch. 9. Later Indian Wars in the West 302
Cheyenne and Arapaho War, 1864-1865 302
War for the Bozeman Trail, 1866-1868 304
Hancock's Campaign (Hancock's War), 1867 306
Snake War, 1866-1868 308
Sheridan's Campaign, 1868-1869 308
Modoc War, 1872-1873 310
Red River War (Kiowa War), 1874-1875 312
Apache War, 1876-1886 314
Sioux War for the Black Hills, 1876-1877 320
Nez Perce War, 1877 325
Bannock War, 1878 328
Sheepeater War, 1879 329
Ute War, 1879 331
Sioux War, 1890-1891 332
Ch. 10. Spanish-American War and Other Imperialist Conflicts 335
Walker's Invasion of Mexico, 1853-1854 336
Walker's Invasion of Nicaragua, 1855-1857 337
Philippine Insurrection, 1896-1898 338
Spanish-American War, 1898 339
Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1902 351
Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901 352
Moro Wars, 1901-1913 357
Panamanian Revolution, 1903 359
Nicaraguan Civil War, 1909-1912 361
Villa's Raids (and the Pershing Punitive Expedition), 1916-1917 363
Nicaraguan Civil War, 1925-1933 366
Ch. 11. World War I, 1914-1918 368
Ch. 12. World War II, 1939-1945 383
Ch. 13. Korean War, 1950-1953 441
Ch. 14. Vietnam War, 1954-1975 459
Ch. 15. Cold War Conflicts since 1958 489
Lebanese Civil War, 1958 490
Lebanese Civil War, 1975-1992 491
Nicaraguan Civil War, 1978-1979 494
Honduran Guerrilla War, 1981-1990 495
Nicaraguan Civil War, 1982-1990 496
Grenada Intervention, 1983 499
U.S. Invasion of Panama (Operation Just Cause), 1989 501
Persian Gulf War, 1991 503
War in Bosnia, 1992-1995 508
Somalian Civil War, 1988- 511
Kosovo Crisis, 1996-1999 513
Epilogue: "The First War of the Twenty-First Century" 515
Sources 525
Index 531
Notes: LCCN: 2001046893
ISBN: 0471327972 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 525-530) and index
OCLC Number: 48098383
ISBN/ISSN: 0471327972