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Political history of America's wars / Alan Axelrod.

Book Book (c2007.)
Description: xviii, 556 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2007.
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  • ISBN: 156802956X (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781568029566 (hardcover : alk. paper)
General Note: Contains primary source material.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: The American Revolution (1771-1783) -- Shays's Rebellion (1786-1787) and the Whiskey Rebellion (1794) -- Little Turtle's War (1786-1795) -- Franco American Quasi War (1798-1800) -- Tripolitan War (1801-1805) and Algerine War (1815) -- War of 1812 and Creek War (1812-1814) -- The Fredonian Rebellion (1826-1827) and the Aroostook War (1838-1839) -- Seminole and Black Hawk Wars (1817-1858) -- Texas War of Independence (1835-1836) -- United States - Mexican War (1846-1848) -- Introduction to the Indian Wars (1850-1891) -- Early Indian Wars in California (1850-1860) -- Early Indian Wars in the Pacific Northwest (1855-1858) -- Apache and Navajo War (1860-1868) -- Bleeding Kansas and Pre-Civil War Guerrilla Warfare in Missouri (1854-1861) -- Minnesota Santee Sioux Uprising and its Consequences (1862-1864) -- Civil War (1861-1865) -- Reconstruction (1865-1877) -- Cheyenne and Arapaho War (1864-1865) -- War for the Bozeman Trail and Hancock's Campaign (1866-1868) -- Snake War and Sheridan's Campaign (1866-1869) -- The Modoc War (1872-1873) -- Red River (Kiowa) War (1874) -- Apache War (1876-1886) -- Sioux War for the Black Hills (1876-1879) -- Nez Perce War (1877) and the Bannock War, Sheepeater War, and Ute War (1878-1879) -- Sioux War of 1890-1891 --Philippine Insurrections (1896-1902) -- Spanish-American War (1898) -- Moro Wars (1901-1913) -- Boxer Rebellion (1899-1901) -- Interventions in Panama and Nicaragua (1909-1912) -- Punitive Expedition Against Pancho Villa (1916-1917) -- World War I (U.S. Participation, 1917-1918) -- Nicaraguan Civil War of 1925-1933 -- World War II (U.S. Participation, 1941-1945) -- Korean War (1950-1953) -- Vietnam War (1954-1975) -- The United States as Peacemaker (1898-1999) -- U.S. Interventions in Lebanon Interventions (1958 and 1975-1992) -- Civil Wars in Nicaragua and Honduras (1978-1990) -- Invasions of Grenada (1983) and Panama (1989) -- Persian Gulf War (1991) -- War in Bosnia (1992-1995) -- Intervention in the Somali Civil War (1988-1994) -- Intervention in the Kosovo Crisis (1996-1999) -- Anti-Terrorist War in Afghanistan (2001- ) -- "Operation Iraqi Freedom" (2003- ) -- Index -- List of Biography Boxes: George Washington (1732-1799) -- Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805) -- George III (1738-1820) -- Daniel Shays (1747?-1825) -- Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) -- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) -- John Jay (1745-1829) -- Stephen Decatur (1779-1820) -- Tecumseh (ca. 1768-1813) -- Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819) -- Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) -- Hayden (Haden) Edwards (1771-1849) --
Black Hawk (Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak) (1767-1838) -- Osceola (1807-1838) -- Sam Houston (1793-1863) -- Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (1794-1876) -- Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) -- James K. Polk (1795-1849) -- Winfield Scott (1786-1866) -- Marcus Whitman (1802-1847) -- Isaac Stevens (1818-1862) -- Cochise (ca. 1812-1874) -- Mangas Coloradas (1795-1863) -- William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879) -- John Brown (1800-1859) -- Little Crow (Taoyateduta) (1810-1863) -- Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885) -- Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) -- Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) -- Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) -- Red Cloud (Mahpiua Luta) (1822-1909) -- Philip H. Sheridan (1831-1888) -- Black Kettle (Moketavato, Mohavato) (ca. 1803-1868) -- Edward Richard Spring Canby (1817-1873) -- Satanta (1830-1878) -- Ranald Slidell Mackenzie (1840-1889) -- Victorio (Bidu-ya) (ca. 1825-1880) -- Geronimo (Goyahkla) (ca. 1823-1909) -- George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876) -- Sitting Bull (Tatanka Yotanka) (1831-1890) -- Chief Joseph (Heinmot Tooyalaket) (ca. 1840-1904) -- Nelson Appleton Miles (1839-1925) -- Wovoka (Jack Wilson) (ca. 1856-1932) -- Big Foot (Si Tanka, Spotted Elk) (ca. 1825-1890) -- George Dewey (1837-1917) -- Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) -- John Hay (1838-1905) -- Philippe Jean Bunau-Varilla (1859-1940) -- Venustiano Carranza (1859-1920) -- Pancho Villa (1878-1923) -- John J. Pershing (1860-1948) -- Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) -- Augusto Cesar Sandino (1893-1934) -- Anastazio Somoza Garcia (1896-1956) -- Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) -- Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) -- Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) -- Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973) -- Henry A. Kissinger (1923- ) -- Anwar El-Sadat (1918-1981) -- Menachem Begin (1913-1992) -- Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) -- Jimmy Carter (1924- ) --
Manuel Antonio Noriega Morena (1938- ) -- Saddam (Takriti) Hussein (1937- ) -- H. Norman Schwarzkopf (1934- ) -- Slobodan Milosevic (1941-2006) -- Mohammed Farrah Aidid (1934-1996) -- Osama Bin Laden (1947- ) -- George W. Bush (1946- ) -- List of Documents: Proclamation of 1763 -- Virginia Resolves of 1765 -- Declaration of Rights and Grievances (1765) -- Massachusetts Circular Letter (1768) -- The Suffolk Resolves and Agreement by Continental Congress (1774) -- The Olive Branch Petition (1775) -- The Introduction to Common Sense (1776) -- Articles of Confederation (1777) -- Treaty of Paris (1784) -- Presidential Proclamation (1794) -- Treaty of Greenville (1795) -- Treaty with the Six Nations (Treaty of Fort Stanwix) (1784) -- Ordinance for the Regulation of Indian Affairs (1786) -- Report of Henry Knox on White Outrages (1788) -- Jay Treaty (1795) -- The Kentucky Resolutions (1799) -- Convention Between the French Republic and the United States of America (1800) -- Treaty of Peace and Amity with Algiers (1816) -- Cartel for the Exchange of Prisoners of War Between Great Britain and the United States of America (1812) -- Treaty of Ghent (1815) -- Treaty of Fort Jackson (1814) -- Fredonian Declaration of Independence (1826) -- Webster-Ashburton Treaty (1842) -- Adams-Onis Treaty (1819) -- Indian Removal Act (1830) -- Treaty of New Echota (1835) -- Worcester v. Georgia (1832) -- Treaty with the Sauk and Foxes (1804) -- Treaty of Fort Armstrong (1832) -- Travis Message from the Alamo (1836) -- Treaty of Velasco (April 21, 1836) -- Protest of William Ellery Channing (1837) -- Annexation (1845) -- Polk's Message to Congress (1845) -- Resolves on the War with Mexico (1847) -- Against General Resolutions in Foreign Affairs (1846) -- Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848) -- Gadsden Treaty (1853) -- Dawes Severalty Act (1887) -- Indian Appropriation Act (1871) -- Act to Establish the Home Department (1849) -- Act Making Appropriations for the Current and Contingent Expenses of the Indian Department (1851) -- Annual Report of the Commissioner on Indian Affairs (1851) -- An Act to Provide for the Appointment of a Superintendent of Indian Affairs in California (1852) --
Annual Report of the Commissioner on Indian Affairs (1858) -- Annual Report of the Commissioner on Indian Affairs (1862) -- An Act Authorizing the Negotiation of Treaties with the Indian Tribes in the Territory of Oregon, for the Extinguishment of Their Claims to Lands Lying West of the Cascade Mountains, and for Other Purposes (1850) -- Condition of the Indian Tribes (1867) -- An Act to Establish Peace with Certain Hostile Indian Tribes (1867) -- Report of the Indian Peace Commission (1868) -- The Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854) Arkansas Resolutions on the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1856) -- An Appeal to Southerners to Settle Kansas (1856) -- The Crime Against Kansas (1856) -- Dred Scott v. Stanford (1857) -- Treaty of Fort Laramie (1851) -- Buchanan's Message to Congress (1860) -- Party Platforms (1860) -- South Caroline Secession Declaration (1860) -- Crittenden Compromise (1860) -- Lincoln's First Inaugural Address (1861) -- Emancipation Proclamation (1863) -- Second Confiscation Act (1862) -- Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (1864) -- Exchange of Letters at Appomattox (1865) Proclamation of Amnesty and Pardon for the Confederate States (1865) -- Proclamation of Provisional Government for North Carolina (1865) -- Civil Rights Act of 1866 Fourteenth Amendment (1866) -- The Battle of Sand Creek (1864) -- An Act to Establish Peace with Certain Hostile Indian Tribes (1867) -- Treaty of Medicine Lodge (1867) -- Treaty of Fort Laramie (1868) -- Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1868) -- Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1872) -- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior (1869) -- Report of the Board of Indian Commissioners (1869) -- An Act Making Appropriations for the Indian Department (1871) -- Sherman's Letter to the House Subcommittee on Indian Affairs (1876) -- Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1876) -- Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1877) --
Decision in Standing Bear v. Crook (1870) -- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior (1880) Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1881) -- Sherman's Final Report (1883) -- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior (1883) -- Program of the Lake Mohonk Conference (1884) -- Act of February 28, 1877 Supreme Court Decision in Elk v. Wilkins (1884) Indian Major Crimes Act of 1885 -- Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1887) -- An Act in Relation to Marriage Between White Men and Indian Women (1888) -- A System of Education for Indians (1889) -- Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 -- "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" (1893) -- Instructions to Peace Commissioners (1898) -- "Shall We Keep the Philippines?" (1898) -- Imperialism and Liberty (1899) -- Proclamation Ending the Philippine-American War (1902) -- Cleveland's Address to Congress (1896) -- McKinley's Address to Congress (1896) -- "The Progress of the World" (1898) Instructions to Ambassador Stewart L. Woodward (1898) -- McKinley's War Message (1898) -- Resolution on Cuban Independence (1898) -- "The Right of Our Might" (1898) -- "War with Spain, and After" (1898) -- The Treaty of Paris (1898) The Bates Treaty (1899) -- Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 -- Account of Fei Ch'i-Hao (1903) -- Boxer Protocol (1900) -- Taft-Katsura Memorandum of 1905 Lansing-Ishii Agreement of 1917 -- Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty (1904) -- Taft's Message to Congress (1912) Butler's "War is a Racket" Speech (1933) Woodrow Wilson on the Tampico Affair (1914) Wilson's "Peace Without Victory" Speech (1917) -- The House-Grey Memorandum (1916) -- The Zimmermann Telegram (1917) -- War Message to Congress (1917) The Espionage Act of 1917 The Sedition Act of 1918 Wilson's "Fourteen Points" Speech (1918) Rationale for Military Intervention in Nicaragua (1927) -- The United States and Other Republics (1931) -- Good Neighbor Policy (1936) --
Lend-Lease Act (1941) -- Atlantic Charter (1941) -- War Message (1941) -- Fireside Chat (1942) -- Executive Order 9066 (1942) -- Kennan's "Long Telegram" (1946) Security Council Resolution (1950) Statement by President Harry S. Truman (1950) Executive Order 9981 (1948) Joint Chiefs of Staff Communication to MacArthur (1951) Douglas MacArthur's Farewell Address (1951) Eisenhower's News Conference (1954) -- Foreign Assistance Act of 1962 -- Senate Debate on the Tonkin Gulf Resolution (1964) -- Tonkin Gulf Resolution (1964) -- Televised Presidential Address (1968) -- Speech on Vietnamization (1969) -- Nixon's Speech on Cambodia (1970) Announcement of the Paris Peace Accords (1973) Treaty of Portsmouth (1905) The Camp David Accords (1978) -- Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty (1979) -- Israel-PLO Recognition (1993) -- PLO-Israel Accord (1993) -- Israel-Jordan Common Agenda, 1993 The Eisenhower Doctrine, 1957 -- Reagan's Address to the Nation on United States Policy for Peace in the Middle East (1982) -- Carter's Address to the United Nations General Assembly (1977) -- Boland Amendment to the War Powers Act of 1973 (1982) -- Reagan's Press Conference (1986) -- Address on Beirut and Grenada (1983) -- Address on the Panama Invasion (1989) -- Resolution 678 (1990) -- Address on the Persian Gulf War (1991) -- Speech on Bosnia (1995) -- Speech on Somalia (1992) -- Call for Withdrawal of Troops (1993) -- NATO Statement (1999) -- Announcement of the End of the War (1999) Address to a Joint Session of Congress (2001) Authorization for Use of Military Force, (2001) Address to the United Nations General Assembly (2002) -- State of the Union Address (2003) -- Case for the Existence of Weapons of Mass Destruction (2003) -- Ultimatum to Saddam Hussein (2003).

Citation:

Axelrod, Alan. "Political history of America's wars." Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, 2007.

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