Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Google eBook)

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ABC-CLIO, 1998 - History - 722 pages
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Devoted exclusively to the wars and military conflicts in North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean from the days of early European exploration to the present, this timely reference surveys in great detail: thousands of specific battles, conflicts between European and native peoples, wars between European powers, wars of independence throughout the New World civil wars, and wars between nations of the Americas.
  

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Contents

Nationhood 18121897
441
War of 1812 18121815
442
US Expansion Through Eastern Tribelands 18161842
464
Mexican Turbulence 18221834
467
Cisplatine War 18251828
470
UnitarianFederalist War 18281831
474
Minor Disputes 18301837
476
Texan Independence 18351836
480

FrancoSpanish Wars 15261559
52
Private Warfare 15591587
59
Elizabethian Wars 15881603
76
Lesser Hostilities 16041609
95
Rival Outposts 16041659
99
Early Footholds 16041619
100
Hollands Great Design16131649
103
Other Colonial Struggles 16221640
134
Englands Resurgence 16401659
140
Intercolonial Friction 16601700
153
No Peace Beyond the Line 16601665
154
Second AngloDutch War 16651667 and War of Devolution 1667
158
Buccaneer Heyday 16681672
168
Third Anglo Dutch War 16721674 and FrancoSpanish War 16731679
175
Irregular Warfare 16791688
188
King Williams War 16881697
200
The Darien Disaster 16981699
216
High Tide of Empire 17001777
219
Queen Annes War 17021713
220
Minor Incidents 17131719
239
War of the Quadruple Alliance 17181720
242
Turmoil 17211724
244
AngloSpanish Frictions 17251729
246
Interwar Years 17301738
248
War of Jenkinss Ear Later King Georges War 17391748
250
SpanishAmerican Disturbances 17481754
274
French and Indian War 17541763
275
Boundary Disputes17631774
296
Undeclared HispanoPortuguese Conflict 17761777
299
Independence 17751825
303
American Revolutionary War 17751783
304
Lesser Hostilities 17801790
346
Discord in the Early American Republic and the Old Northwest Indian Wars 17861795
348
Haitian Revolution 17901803
350
French Revolutionary Wars 17931802
357
Napoleanic Wars 18031810
364
Latin American Insurgencies 18081826
376
War of the PeruBolivia Confederation 18361839
484
War of the Cakes or Pastry War 18381839
486
Rosass Campaigns 18381852
487
MexicanAmerican War 18461848
500
Filibusterism 18521860
521
Buenos Aires Versus the Argentine Confederation 18521863
523
Ayutla Revolution 18531855
527
War of the Reform 18581860
528
American Civil War 18611865
533
French Intervention in Mexico 18611867
552
North American Indian Wars18611890
566
War of the Triple Alliance 18641870
570
Fenian Raids 18661870
576
Red River Expendition 1870
577
Argentine Unrest 18701890
578
Porfirian Dictatorship 18761897
582
War of the Pacific 18791883
584
Riel Rebellion 1885
588
Brazilian Strife 18891897
589
Chilean Civil War and AntiAmerican Antagonism 1891
594
Pax Americana 1898Present
597
SpanishAmerican War 1898
598
War of the Thousand Days18991902
605
Portents in Mexico 18991910
606
Early Police Actions 19011920
608
Mexican Revolution 19101924
615
World War I 19141918
633
Latin American Troubles 19411989
660
Falklands Campaign 1982
669
Grenada Invasion 1983
672
Panama Campaign 1989
674
Haitian Operation 1994
675
Recent Events 19901998
676
Further Reading
677
Illustration Credits
691
Index
695
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