American Wars

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American Revolution

April 19, 1775 - September 3, 1783

President: none

War of 1812

June 18, 1812 - February 18, 1815

President: James Madison

Mexican-American War

April 25, 1846 - February 2, 1848

President: James K. Polk

Civil War

April 12, 1861 - May 9, 1865

President: Abraham Lincoln

Spanish-American War

April 25, 1898 - August 12, 1898

President: William McKinley

WWI

28 July 1914 - 11 November 1918

President: Woodrow Wilson

WWII

1 September 1939 - 2 September 1945

President: Franklin D. Roosevelt
US entered WWII in 1941

Korean War

25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953

President: Dwight Eisenhower

Vietnam War

1 November 1955 - 30 April 1975

President: John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon

Gulf War

2 August 1990 - 28 February 1991

President: George H.W. Bush
AKA: Persian Gulf War

War in Afghanistan

7 October 2001 - Present

Presidents: George W. Bush, Barack Obama

Iraq War

20 March 2003 - 18 December 2011

Presidents: George W. Bush, Barack Obama