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Calls to arms : presidential speeches, messages, and declarations of war

Calls to arms : presidential speeches, messages, and declarations of war

Author: Russell D Buhite
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of presidential messages and speeches that called America to war.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell D Buhite
ISBN: 0842025936 9780842025935 0842025928 9780842025928
OCLC Number: 265031153
Description: XLII, 374 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 John Adams: Quasi-War with France, 1797-1798 Chapter 2 Thomas Jefferson: War with Barbary States, 1801-1806 Chapter 3 James Madison: War of 1812, 1812; War with Algiers, 1815 Chapter 4 Andrew Jackson: Intervention in Sumatra and Falklands, 1831-1832 Chapter 5 James K. Polk: War with Mexico, 1846 Chapter 6 Abraham Lincoln: Civil War, 1861 Chapter 7 Ulysses S. Grant: Korean Expedition, 1871 Chapter 8 William McKinley: Spanish-American War, 1898; Philippine Insurrection, 1898-1900; China Relief Expedition, 1900 Chapter 9 Theodore Roosevelt: Panama, Dominican Republic, Cuba, 1903-1906 Chapter 10 William H. Taft: Nicaragua, 1912 Chapter 11 Woodrow Wilson: Intervention in Mexico, 1914-1916; Intervention in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, 1914; World War I, 1917-1918; Intervention in Russia, 1918-1919 Chapter 12 Calvin Coolidge: Occupation of Nicaragua, 1927-1928; Intervention in China, 1927 Chapter 13 Franklin D. Roosevelt: World War II, 1941-1942 Chapter 14 Harry S. Truman: Korea, 1950 Chapter 15 Dwight D. Eisenhower: Taiwan Strait, 1954; Lebanon, 1958 Chapter 16 John F. Kennedy: Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 Chapter 17 Lyndon B. Johnson: Vietnam, 1964; Dominican Republic, 1965 Chapter 18 Richard M. Nixon: Invasion of Cambodia, 1970 Chapter 19 Gerald R. Ford: Mayaguez Incident, 1975 Chapter 20 Jimmy Carter: Iran, Hostage Rescue Attempt, 1980 Chapter 21 Ronald Reagan: Marines in Beirut and Intervention in Grenada, 1983; Strike against Libya, 1986; Intervention in Persian Gulf against Iran, 1987 Chapter 22 George H. W. Bush: Intervention in Panama, 1989; Persian Gulf War against Iraq, 1990-1991; Intervention in Somalia, 1992 Chapter 23 William J. Clinton: Intervention in Somalia, 1993; Strike against Iraq, 1993; Intervention in Haiti, 1993-1994; Intervention in Bosnia, 1993, 1995; Intervention in Kosovo, 1999 Chapter 24 George W. Bush: Al-Qaida Terrorist Attack, 2001
Responsibility: ed. by Russell D. Buhite.


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A wonderful, well executed. An indispensable reference for students of American history. -- Robert James Maddox, Pennsylvania State University Professor Buhite has performed an extremely valuable Read more...

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