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This is a chronological list of wars involving the United States during and since the American Revolutionary War, detailing all constituent military campaigns.

Dates indicate the years in which the United States was involved in the war.

See also Timeline of United States military operations.

Contents

18th Century

War or conflict Opponent(s) Initial authorization Votes UNSCR President(s) Conclusion(s)
Senate House
American Revolutionary War  United Kingdom
 American Loyalists
Anhalt-Zerbst
Ansbach-Bayreuth
 Hanover
Hesse-Hanau
 Hesse-Kassel
Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
 Waldeck-Pyrmont
Iroquois
Cherokeenationalflag.png Cherokee
Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms
July 6, 1775
- - - President of the Continental Congress Treaty of Paris (1783)
Northwest Indian War Western Confederacy - George Washington Treaty of Greenville 1795
Quasi-War  France Act Further to Protect the Commerce of the United States
July 9, 1798
- John Adams Convention of 1800 (Treaty of Mortefontaine)

19th Century

War or conflict Opponent(s) Initial authorization Votes UNSCR President(s) Conclusion(s)
Senate House
First Barbary War Ottoman Empire Barbary States
Barbary Pirates
1801 - Thomas Jefferson "Treaty of Peace and Amity" 1805
War of 1812 United Kingdom United Kingdom
United Kingdom British North America
Shawnee
Red Sticks
Ojibway
Chickamauga
Meskwaki
Iroquois
Miami
Mingo
Odawa
Kickapoo
Lenape
Mascouten
Potawatomi
Sauk
Wyandot
June 18, 1812 19-13 79-49 - James Madison Treaty of Ghent December 24, 1814
Second Barbary War Ottoman Empire Algiers
Barbary Pirates
1815 - James Madison 1816
First Seminole War Seminole
Spain Spanish Florida
1817 - James Monroe 1818
Winnebago War Ho-Chunk 1827 - John Quincy Adams Treaty with the Winnebago August 1829
Black Hawk War British Band 1832 - Andrew Jackson Black Hawk Purchase September 21, 1832
First Sumatran Expedition Cheifdom of Quallah Battoo 1832 - - - Andrew Jackson February 9, 1832
Second Seminole War Seminole
1835 - Andrew Jackson
Martin Van Buren
1842
Second Sumatran Expedition Cheifdom of Quallah Battoo 1838 - - - Martin Van Buren 1838
Mexican-American War  Mexico May 13, 1846 40-2 173-14 - James Polk Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo February 2, 1848
Navajo Wars Navajo 1846 - John Tyler
James Polk
Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore
Franklin Pierce
James Buchanan
Abraham Lincoln
1863
Cayuse War Cayuse 1847 - John Tyler
James Polk
Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore
1853
Apache Wars Apache
Ute
Yavapai
1851 - Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore
Franklin Pierce
James Buchanan
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
Ulysses Grant
Rutherford Hayes
James Garfield
Chester Arthur
Grover Cleveland
Benjamin Harrison
William McKinley
1900
Bombardment of San Juan del Norte Nicaragua - Franklin Pierce July 13, 1854
Third Seminole War Seminole 1855 - Franklin Pierce
James Buchanan
1858
Second Opium War Qing Dynasty Qing Dynasty 1856 - James Buchanan Treaty of Tianjin June 18, 1858
1859
Redress for attack on U.S. Navy vessel  Paraguay 1859 James Buchanan
American Civil War  Confederate States of America April 12, 1861 - Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
April 9, 1865
Reconstruction
Reconstruction Amendments
Dakota War Pine Ridge Flag.svg Dakota Sioux 1862 - Abraham Lincoln Surrender at Camp Release
September 26, 1862
Colorado War Cheyenne
Arapaho
1863 - Abraham Lincoln 1865
Japanese Conflict Chōshū Domain 1863 - Abraham Lincoln 1864
Comanche Campaign Cheyenne
Arapaho
Comanche
Kiowa
1867 - Andrew Johnson
Ulysses Grant
1875
General Sherman incident Joseon Dynasty August 1866 - Andrew Johnson August 1866
Red Cloud's War Lakota
Cheyenne
Arapaho
1866 - Andrew Johnson Treaty of Fort Laramie (1868)
Korean Expedition Joseon Dynasty June 10, 1871 - Ulysses Grant June 11, 1871
Treaty of Amity and Commerce 1882
Modoc War Modoc July 6, 1872 - Ulysses Grant June 4, 1873
Black Hills War Lakota
Northern Cheyenne
Arapaho
1876 - Ulysses Grant 1877
Nez Perce War Nez Perce 1877 - Ulysses Grant 1877
Nez Perce War Bannock
Shoshone
1878 - Rutherford B. Hayes 1878
Cheyenne War Cheyenne 1878 - Rutherford B. Hayes 1879
Sheepeater Indian War Shoshone 1879 - Rutherford B. Hayes 1879
White River War Ute 1879 - Rutherford B. Hayes 1880
Ghost Dance War Sioux 1890 - Benjamin Harrison 1891
Spanish-American War
 Spain April 25, 1898 42-35 310-6 - William McKinley Treaty of Paris (December 10, 1898)
Philippine Insurrection Philippines First Philippine Republic
Philippine revolution flag kkk1.svg Revolutionary forces
Philippines Pulajanes
1899 - William McKinley
Theodore Roosevelt
July 4, 1902

20th Century

War or conflict Opponent(s) Initial authorization Votes UNSCR President(s) Conclusion(s)
Senate House
Moro Rebellion Late 19th Century Flag of Sulu.svg Sultanate of Sulu
Moro Moro
May 24, 1900 - William McKinley
Theodore Roosevelt
William Taft
1913
Boxer Rebellion Righteous Harmony Society
Qing Dynasty Qing Empire
September 28, 1900 - William McKinley China Relief Expedition, 1900
Occupations of Honduras Honduran revolutionaries March 23, 1903 - Theodore Roosevelt
William Taft
Woodrow Wilson
Warren Harding
Calvin Coolidge
April 21, 1925
Occupation of Cuba Cuban revolt Platt Amendment 1906 - Theodore Roosevelt
William Taft
Woodrow Wilson
Warren Harding
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt
Treaty of Relations 1934
Occupation of Nicaragua Liberal rebels May, 1910 - William Taft
Woodrow Wilson
Warren Harding
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt
1933
Occupation of Haiti Haiti
Caco rebels
July 28, 1915 - Woodrow Wilson
Warren Harding
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt
August 1, 1934
Occupation of the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 1916 - Woodrow Wilson
Warren Harding
Calvin Coolidge
1924
    • Guatemalan Conflict, 1907 - 1933 (time span of U.S. involvement)
    • First Panama Conflict, 1908 (time span of U.S. involvement)

21st Century


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