Our first war was for our independence, which was the American Revolution. The second war was the War of 1812. The third war was the Mexican-American War. Following was the Civil War which divided what was our country into the North and the South. After came the Spanish-American War, which followed by that one was World War One. A century didn’t even get to pass before the United States got involved in World War Two, where events such as Nazi Germany were taking place and events like Pearl Harbor and the atomic bomb of Nagasaki and Hiroshima took place as well. The Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf War soon followed in that order. A decade after the ending of the Persian Gulf War, the United States was attacked, which led to the two wars that are still being fought today and will never be forgotten, they are the Afghanistan War and the Iraq War. Within these twelve wars the United States has found themselves involved in, it is hard to determine who the United States was fighting against in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. During these times, the citizens of the United States became a lot more politically involved than they had years before in previous wars. The Vietnamese war lasted a total of ten years. That was ten years on their turf; however, the war these soldiers had fought wasn’t over once they got back home.
The Vietnam War was between the years 1965 to 1975. During this decade, the population of the United States was going through a change. Hippies were... [continues]
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