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Title:
Political history of America's wars
Author:
Axelrod, Alan, 1952-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xviii, 556 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface -- 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) -- 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) -- 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) -- 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 -- Photo credits -- Text credits.

Includes Key Historic Documents: Proclamation of 1763, Virginia Resolves of 1765, Resolutions of the Continental Congress (1765), Massachusetts Circular Letter (1768), Suffolk Resolves and Agreement by the Continental Congress (1774), Olive Branch Petition (1775), Introduction to Common Sense (1776), Articles of Confederation (1777), Treaty of Paris (1783), Proclamation (1794), Treaty of Greenville (1795), Treaty with the Six Nations (Treaty of Fort Stanwix) (1784), An Ordinance for the Regulation of Indian Affairs (1786), Report of Henry Knox on White Outrages (1788), Jay Treaty (1794), 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 (1814), 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), Travisʼs Message from the Alamo (1836), Treaty of Velasco (1836), Protest of William Ellery Channing (1837), "Annexation, " (1845), Polkʼs message to Congress (1845), Resolves on the War with Mexico (1847), "Against General Resolutions on Foreign Affairs, " (1846), Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848), Gadsden Treaty (1853), Dawes Severalty Act (1887), Indian Appropriation Act (1871), An Act to Establish the Home Department (1849),

An Act Making Appropriations for the Current and Contingent Expenses of the Indian Department (1851), Annual Report of the commissioner of Indian Affairs (1851), An Act to Provide for the Appointment of a Superintendent of Indian Affairs in California (1852), Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1858), Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1862), An Act Authorizing the Negotiation of Treaties with the Indian Tribes in the Territory of Oregon (1850), Condition of the Indian Tribes (1867), Report of the Indian Peace Commission (1868), Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), Arkansas Resolutions on the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1855), "An Appeal to Southerners to Settle Kansasʺ (1856), ʺThe Crime against Kansasʺ (1856), Supreme court Decision in Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857), Treaty of Fort Laramie (1851), Buchananʼs Final Message to Congress (1860), Party Platforms (1860), South Carolina Secession Declaration (1860), Crittenden Compromise (1860), Lincolnʼs First Inaugural Address (1861), Emancipation Proclamation (1863), Second Confiscation Act (1862), Lincolnʼs 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), ʺBattle of Sand Creekʺ (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), Shermanʼs Letter to the Chairman of 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), Shermanʼs 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 (1934), ʺThe Significance of the Frontier in American Historyʺ (1902), Instructions to Peace Commissioners (1898), ʺShall We Keep the Philippines?ʺ (1898), Imperialism and Liberty (1899), Proclamation Ending the Philippine-American War (1902), Clevelandʼs Final Address to Congress (1896), McKinleyʼs First Message to Congress (1897), ʺThe Progress of the Worldʺ (1898), Instructions to Ambassador Stewart L. Woodward (1898), McKinleyʼs War Message (1898), Resolution on Cuban Independence (1898), ʺThe Right of Our Mightʺ (1898), ʺWar with Spain and Afterʺ (1898),

Treaty of Paris (1898), Treaty of Paris (1898), Bates Treaty (1899), Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Account of Fei Chʼi-Hao (1903), Boxer Protocol (1901), Taft-Katsura Memorandum (1905), Lansing-Ishii Agreement (1917), Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty (1903), Taftʼs Message to Congress (1912), ʺWar Is a Racketʺ Speech (1933), Wilson on the Tampico Affair (1914), Wilsonʼs ʺPeace without Victoryʺ Speech (1917), The House-Grey Memorandum (1916), Zimmermann Telegram (1917), Wilsonʼs War Message to congress (1917), Espionage Act of 1917, Sedition Act of 1918, Wilsonʼs ʺFourteen Pointsʺ Speech (1918), Rationale for Military Intervention in Nicaragua (1927), ʺThe United States and Other Republicsʺ (1931), Good Neighbor Policy (1936), Lend-Lease Act (1941), Atlantic Charter (1941), Rooseveltʼs War Message (1941), Rooseveltʼs Fireside Chat (1942), Executive Order 9066 (1942), Kennanʼs ʺLong Telegramʺ (1946), Security Council Resolution (1950), Statement by President Harry S. Truman (1950), Executive Order 9981 (1948), Joint Chiefs of Staff communication and MacArthurʼs Reply (1951), MacArthurʼs Farewell Address (1951), Eisenhowerʼs News Conference (1954), Foreign Assistance Act of 1962, Senate Debate on the Tonkin gulf Resolution (1964), Tonkin Gulf Resolution (1964), Johnsonʼs Presidential Address (1968), Nixonʼs speech on Vietnamization (1969), Nixonʼs 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), Reaganʼs Address to the Nation on United States Policy for Peace in the Middle East (1982), Carterʼs Address to the United Nations General Assembly (1997), Boland Amendment to the War Powers Act of 1973 (1982), Reaganʼs Press conference (1986), Reaganʼs Address on Beirut and Grenada (1983), Bushʼs Address on the Panama Invasion (1989), Resolution 678 (1990), Bushʼs Address on the Persian Gulf War (1991), Clintonʼs Address on Bosnia and Herzegovina (1995), Bushʼs Address on Somalia (1992), Call for Withdrawal of Troops (1993), NATO Statement on Kosovo (1999), Clintonʼs Address on the End of the War (1999), Bushʼs Address to a Joint Session of Congress (2001), Joint Resolution Authorizing Use of Military Force (2001), Bushʼs Address to the United Nations General Assembly (2002), Bushʼs State of the Union Address (2003), Case for the Existence of Weapons of Mass Destruction (2003), Bushʼs Address to the Nation on Iraq (2003).
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ISBN:
9781568029566
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