Wars

Wars involving the colonies and the United States


DatesName and or Location
1565 - 1567French-Spanish in Florida
1613 - 1629English-French in Canada
1629Anglo-French along the St. Lawrence River
1636 - 1637Pequot War in New England
1640 - 1645???? in New Netherland
1642 - 1653Iroquois in New England and Acadia
July 1653Anglo-Dutch War in New Netherland
1675 - 1676Bacon’s Rebellion in Virginia
1675 - 1676King Philip’s in New England
1676 - 1678War in the North in Maine
1677 - 1680Culpepper’s Rebellion in the Carolinas
1688 - 1691Leisler’s Rebellion in New England
1689Revolution in Maryland - Maryland
1689Glorious Revolution in New England
1689 - 1697King William’s War in Canada
1702 - 1713Queen Anne’s War in New England
1711 - 1712Tuscorora War in Virginia
1739 - 1742Jenkin’s Ear in Florida
1740King George’s War in Georgia and Virginia
1745Louisbourg War in New England
1754Fort Necessity in Ohio
1755 - 1758Anglo French War in Canada
1754 - 1763French and Indian War in New England and Virginia
1759Siege of Quebec in Canada
1775 - 1783American Revolution in the colonies
1776 - 1795Chickamauga War
1782 - 1787Wyoming Valley War in Pennsylvania
1785 - 1793Northwest Indian War
12/1786 - 01/1787Shay’s Rebellion in Massachusetts
1791 - 1794Whiskey Insurrection in Pennsylvania
1790 - 1795Northwestern Indian War in Ohio
1798 - 1800War with France, Naval Engagements
1801 - 1805War with Tripoli, Naval Engagements, North Africa
1806 - 1807Burr’s Insurrection in the South Mississippi Valley
1807Chesapeake War, Naval Engagements, Virginia
1811Northwestern Indian War in Indiana
1812Florida Seminole Indian War in Florida
1812 - 1815War of 1812 in most of the states
1813Peoria Indian War in Illinois
1813 - 1814Creek Indian War in the South
1814Lafitte’s Pirates along East Coast
1815Barbara Pirates along the North African Coast
1817 - 1818Seminole Indian War in Florida and Georgia
1821Lafitte’s Pirates at Galveston
1823Arickaree Indian War along the Missouri River, Dakota Territory
1825 - 1828Aegean Sea Anti-Piracy Operations off Greece
1827Fever River Indian War in Illinois
1827Winnebago Indian War in Wisconsin
1831Sac and Fox Indian War in Illinois
1832First Sumatran Expedition, Aceh Sultanate
1832Black Hawk Indian War in Illinois and Wisconsis
1835 - 1836Toledo War in Ohio and Michigan
1835 - 1836Texan War in Texas
1835 - 1836Indian Stream War in New Hampshire
1836 - 1837Creek Indian War in Georgia and Alabama
1835 - 1842Seminole War in Florida, Georgia and Alabama
1836 - 1837Sabine-Southwestern Indian War in Louisiana
1836 - 1838Cherokee War
1836Heatherly Disturbance in Missouri
1837Osage Indian War in Missouri
1838Mormon War in Missouri
1839Aroostook War in Maine
1842Dorr’s Rebellion in Rhode Island
1844Mormon War in Illinois
1846 - 1848Mexican War in Mexico
1847 - 1848Cayuse Indian War in Oregon
1849 - 1855Texas and New Mexico Indian War
1851 - 1852California Indian War
1850 - 1853Utah Indian War
1851Rogue River Indian War in Oregon
1853Rogue River Indian War in Oregon
1854 - 1858Nicaraguan War, Naval Engagements
1854 - 1859Kansas Troubles
1855Yakima Indian War in Washington Territory
1855Klamath and Salmon River Indian War in Oregon and Idaho
1855 - 1858Florida Indian War
1856Rogue River Indian War in Oregon
1859John Brown’s Raid in Virginia
1860 - 1865War of Rebellion (Civil War or War of Northern Aggression)
1861 - 1864Cheyenne Indian War in the West
1862 - 1863Sioux Indian War in Minnesota
1865 - 1868Indian Campaign in Oregon, Idaho and California
1866Finian Invasion of Canada from New England
1867 - 1869Indian Campaign in Kansas, Colorado and the Indian Territory
1872 - 1873Modac Indian War in Oregon
1873Apache Indian War in Arizona
1874 - 1875Indian Campaigns in Kansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico and Indian Territory
1876 - 1877Cheyenne and Sioux War in Dakota
1877Nez Perce War in Idaho
1878Bannock War in Idaho, Washington Territory & Wyoming Territory
1879White River War, Ute Indians in Utah and Colorado
1878 - 1879Cheyenne Indian War in Dakota and Montana
1898 - 1899Spanish-America War in Cuba (Led Teddy Roosevelt to the Presidency)
1899 - 1902Phillippine Insurrection, Phillippine Islands
1909Crazy Snake Rebellion, Oklahoma
1910 - 1919Border War, Mexico
1912Negro Rebellion, Cuba
1912 - 1933Occupation of Nicaragua
1914 - 1915Bluff War, Utah and Colorado
1915 - 1934Occupation of Haiti
1916 - 1918Sugar Intervention, Cuba
1916 - 1924Occupation of the Dominican Republic
1917 - 1918War to end all Wars in Europe (World War I)
1923Posey War, Utah
1941 - 1945World War II, global conflict (First use of the Atomic Bomb, twice, on Japan)
1950 - 1953Korean War
1958Intervention in Lebanon
1961Bay of Pigs Invasion
1961 - 1970Vietnam War
1965 - 1966Dominican Civil War
1982 - 1984Multinational Force in Lebanon
1983Invasion of Grenada
1987 - 1988Tanker War, Persian Gulf
1989 - 1990Invasion of Panama
1990 - 1991Persian Gulf War
1991 - 2003Iraqi No-Fly Zones, Iraq
1992 - 1995Somali Civil War, Somalia
1994 - 1995Intervention in Haiti
1994 - 1995Bosnian War
1998 - 1999Kosovo War, Serbia
2001 - presentWar in Afghanistan
2003 - 2011Iraq War
2004 - presentWar in Pakistan
2009 - presentOperation Ocean Shield - Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden and Somalia
2011Libyan Civil War, Libya
2014 - presentWar on ISIL - Iraq, Syria, Libya and Nigeria

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