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American Wars and Conflicts Subject Guide LRC@TCC

Scope: Major American wars and conflicts.

Call number areas to browse: E181 and call numbers for individual wars and conflicts.

Keywords to search: battles, conflicts, wars, political, social, cultural.

Subjects to search (Library of Congress):

United States--History-- Civil War, 1861-1865

United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763
Iraq War, 2003
Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988 
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Iraq War, 2003-
Korean War, 1950-1953
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902
Spanish-American War, 1898
Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1975
United States--History--War of 1812

War on Terrorism, 2001-
World War 1914-1918
World War 1939--1945
United States--History, Military

Books. Periodicals,  and Audiovisuals in our catalog: Use library subject headings and keywords in the library catalog to locate books, periodicals and audiovisuals owned by the library. You can limit your search by campus holdings, language and format (books, computer files, visual materials, etc.).

Online Reference E-Books:

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Oxford Reference Online Premium

Library Databases (r):
Military & Government Collection

Academic Search Complete
Humanities International Complete
America: History and Life

U.S. History in Context
OmniFile Full Text Select

Library Subject Guides:
American Civil War
American Revolution
French and Indian War
Gulf War
Korean War
Mexican War
Philippine-American War
Spanish-American War
Vietnamese Conflict
War on Terrorism
War of 1812
World War I
World War II

Internet Resources:

America's War: A Complete History provides a history of each major wars including Operation Enduring Freedom.

American Memory (Library of Congress) War provides primary sources such as maps, photographs, and documents.

Emerging from Conflict attempts to improve dialogue and discussion between key actors in the international relations and foreign and security policy communities of the United States and the target countries.

Federal Government - Historic Documents provides primary source writings on a variety of military conflicts, wars, and battles from ancient times through the nineteenth century. Included are dispatches from military leaders, descriptions from eye witnesses, letters, period newspaper or magazine articles, and other sources.

Hall of American Wars and Conflicts provides over 35,000 biographies and accounts of history's most remarkable people, events, and places.

History Guy: American Military History has information on the wars and conflicts of American history.

Internet Public Library War Resources

Statistical Summary America's Major Wars

War with Iraq: Costs, Consequences and Alternatives

Wars and Conflicts of the United States Navy from the Department of the Navy--Naval Historical Center.