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List of U.S. military history events

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The list includes notable events in about the military history of the United States. The categories on this (incomplete, in-development) list are somewhat arbitrary: Not all of these events were military, some were not even violent, but together they delineate the reappearance of the martial spirits in the life of the United States. The items enumerated here begin with the establishment of the states in 1776, and either are located within territorial boundaries of the United States or involve the armed forces of the federal government or the militias of the separate states and territories.

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Militarized conflicts

This is a list of militarized conflicts involving the United States, the dates show the years in which U.S. military units (primarily regular, occasionally irregular) participated. The bolded items are the U.S. wars most often considered to be major conflicts by historians and the general public.

Native American conflicts, wars, battles, expeditions and campaigns

See also: Indian Wars, Native American massacres

Ethnic cleansing and control

Armed insurrections and slave revolts

See also: Slave rebellion, Tax revolt

Range wars

See also: Range war

Bloodless boundary disputes

Terror, paramilitary groups and guerrilla warfare

See also: List of terrorist incidents, Timeline of Islamic terrorism against the United States

18th & 19th century

20th century


Covert operations, U.S.-supported coups, etc.

Miscellaneous

Latter-Day Saints

Republic of Texas

See also

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