America as a Military Power: From the American Revolution to by Jeremy M. Black

By Jeremy M. Black

How have army activities formed the background of the U.S. and the country's position in global background? famous army historian Jeremy Black examines American army exceptionalism with the serious eye of a international student. The British fought wars with the americans and American advancements with willing curiosity. Black marshals modern British statement to contextualize American army activities inside an international perspective.

Several significant conflicts are covered:^L^DBLThe battle for Independence^DBLThe warfare of 1812^DBLThe Mexican War^DBLWar with local Americans^DBLThe Civil War^LThroughout this part of the US army motion, one sees a shift from a nation in clash with neighboring states to a kingdom divided, struggling with for its very survival. This learn clarifies the original blend of political, social, highbrow, and actual factors-including power threats-that formed, and have been formed, through the overall American tradition in this period.

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