Military History

Written by Jill Morrison
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Military history is a prominent topic in most history books. Without our military, America would not be as strong and free, as we are today. Each war that we participated in changed America and other countries as well.

Military History Topics

Most of military history that is recalled deals with war. We have been through numerous wars throughout time. War is devastating and unfortunate, but it is necessary in determining solutions.

Certain wars are considered to be more important than others in military history. Some notable wars include the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, World War I and II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The Civil War was the only battle between Americans, on American soil.

The Civil War continues to be a fascinating topic for Americans. The exact cause of the war is not known, but the struggle over political, economic, and social issues regarding slavery was evident. Over 3 million Americans fought in the Civil War, and 600,000 were killed.


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