American Wars

Countries the American Empire has invaded

American Revolution 1775-1783
France 1798-1800 Franco-American Naval War United States vs. France
xxxxx 1801-1805; 1815 Barbary Wars United States vs. Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli
canada 1812-1815 War of 1812 United States vs. Great Britain America Invades Canada
Creek Indians 1813-1814 Creek War United States vs.
Mexico/Texas 1836 War of Texas Independence Texas vs. Mexico
Mexico 1846-1848 Mexican War United States vs. Mexico
The Civil War 1861-1865 Civil War Union vs. Confederacy
Hawaii 1893 U.S. Intervention in Hawaiian Revolution
Samoan 1898-1899 U.S. Intervention in Samoan Civil War Civil War & Foreign Intervention
Philippine 1899-1902 U.S.-Philippine War Colonial War, War of Imperialism
The Spanish-American War 1898 Spanish-American War United States vs. Spain Cuba Puerto Rico Phillipines
China 1900 Boxer Rebellion Internal Rebellion & Foreign Intervention Chinese Government & "Boxer" Rebels
Philippine The Moro Wars 1901-1913 Colonial Wars Philippine Muslim Rebels
Colombia 1903 U.S. Intervention in Panamanian Revolution Secessionist Revolution & Foreign Intervention Colombia
The Banana Wars 1909-1933 Civil Wars & Foreign Intervention Various Rebel Groups In Central America (see )
Mexico 1914 U.S. Occupation of Vera Cruz
WWI 1914-1918 World War I Triple Alliance: Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary vs. Triple Entente: Britain, France, and Russia. The United States joined on the side of the Triple Entente in 1917.
Mexico 1916-1917 Pershing's Raid Into Mexico
Russia 1919-1921 Allied Intervention in Russian Civil War Civil War & Foreign Intervention Russian Bolshevik (Soviet) Government
WWII 1939-1945 World War II Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan vs. Major Allied Powers: United States, Great Britain, France, and Russia
Korea 1950-1953 Korean War United States
Lebanon 1958 U.S. Intervention in Lebanon Civil War & Foreign Intervention No real foe for U.S. Troops landed to support Lebanon Gov.
Vietnam 1960-1975 Vietnam War United States and South Vietnam vs. North Vietnam
Cuba 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion United States vs. Cuba
Dominican Republic 1965 Dominican Intervention Civil War & Foreign Intervention Rebels in the Dominican Republic
Cambodia News 1975 (May 15) Hostage Rescue & Inter-State Conflict Khmer Rouge Guerrillas (the new government of Cambodia)
Iran 1980 (April 25) Iranian Hostage Rescue "Desert One" or "Operation Eagle Claw" Hostage Rescue & Inter-State Conflict
Libya 1981 U.S. Libya Conflict
Lebanon 1982-1984 U.S. Intervention in Lebanon Civil War,Foreign Intervention & Inter-State War Syria & Various Muslim and Leftist Lebanese Militias
Grenada 1983 Grenada United States Intervention
Libya 1986 U.S. Libya Conflict
Panama 1989 US Invasion of Panama
Iraq 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War
Iraq 1991-2003 "No-Fly Zone" War Inter-State War Iraq
Somalia 1992-1994 U.S. Intervention in Somalia Civil War & Foreign Intervention Various Somali Militias
NATO Intervention in Bosnia (Operation Deliberate Force) Summary 1994-1995 Civil War,Foreign Intervention & Inter-State War Bosnian Serb Rebels
Yugoslavia Bosnia and Herzegovina 1995-1996 Intervention in Bosnia and Herzegovina United States as part of NATO acted peacekeepers in former Yugoslavia
Haiti 1994 U.S. Occupation of Haiti
Afghanistan 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings and strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (The bin Laden War)
Sudan August, 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings and strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (The bin Laden War)
Kosovo War 1999 Civil War, Foreign Intervention & Inter-State War Yugoslavia/Serbia
Afghanistan 2001 Invasion of Afghanistan
Iraq March 19th 2003 Invasion of Iraq United States and Coalition Forces vs. Iraq

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