American History Timeline American Involvement in Wars from Colonial Times to the Present

American History Timeline American Involvement in Wars from Colonial Times to the Present: “

War in Which American Colonists or United States Citizens Officially Participated Major Combatants

July 4, 1675 –August 12, 1676

King Philip’s War New England Colonies vs. Wampanoag, Narragansett, and Nipmuck Indians 1689-1697

King William’s War The English Colonies vs. France 1702-1713

Queen Anne’s War War of Spanish Succession) The English Colonies vs. France 1744-1748

King George’s War (War of Austrian Succession) The French Colonies vs. Great Britain 1756-1763

French and Indian War(Seven Years War) The French Colonies vs. Great Britain 1759-1761

Cherokee War English Colonists vs. Cherokee Indians 1775-1783 American Revolution English Colonists vs. Great Britain 1798-1800

Franco-American Naval War United States vs. France 1801-1805; 1815 Barbary Wars United States vs. Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli 1812-1815 War of 1812

United States vs. Great Britain 1813-1814

Creek War United States vs. Creek Indians 1836

War of Texas Independence Texas vs. Mexico 1846-1848

Mexican-American War United States vs. Mexico 1861-1865

U.S. Civil War Union vs. Confederacy 1898 Spanish-American War United States vs. Spain

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.

1939-1945 World War II Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan vs. Major Allied Powers: United States, Great Britain, France, and Russia 1950-1953

Korean War United States (as part of the United Nations) and South Korea vs. North Korea and Communist China 1960-1975

Vietnam War United States and South Vietnam vs. North Vietnam 1961

Bay of Pigs Invasion United States vs. Cuba 1983 Grenada United States Intervention 1989

US Invasion of Panama

United States vs. Panama 1990-1991

Persian Gulf War

United States and Coalition Forces vs. Iraq 1995-1996

Intervention in Bosnia and Herzegovina United States as part of NATO acted peacekeepers in former Yugoslavia 2001

Invasion of Afghanistan

United States and Coalition Forces vs. the Taliban regime in Afghanistan to fight terrorism. 2003

Invasion of Iraq

United States and Coalition Forces vs. Iraq

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