During World War I, a total of 116,516 American soldiers were killed. That is the seventh most deaths of any country that participated in the war. The United States sent 4,355,000 soldiers to participate in the war, and roughly seven percent of them were either killed, injured or captured.
Many factors contributed to the beginning of the Civil War, most notably the divisive issue of whether or not slavery would be allowed in the territories of the United States. At the time, the United States was rapidly expanding westward, and the newly-elected President Lincoln vowed that the newly-
The Spanish-American War was fought in Cuba. At the end of the short war, Cuba was given its independence, while power over several other Spanish territories was ceded to the United States.
The two sides involved in the American Civil War were the Union, which represented the North, and the Confederacy, which represented the South. There were numerous reason behind why each side's soldiers fought for one side or the other.
The major battles of the Spanish American War were fought at Manila Bay in the Philippines (May 1, 1898), San Juan Heights or San Juan Hill in Cuba (July 1, 1898) and Santiago Bay in Cuba (July 3, 1898). The third of these battles desolated the Spanish fleet and forced their surrender a little over
The American Civil War essentially ended in the spring of 1865, with the surrender of Robert E. Lee and his troops, the last major Confederate army, to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, Va., on April 9, 1865. However, the last battle was fought at Palmito Ranch, Texas, on May 13, and the last confeder
As of Aug. 13, 2015, one Mexican peso is equivalent to six cents in American dollars, as stated by Xe.com. This website uses real-time exchange rate feeds from various forex markets to convert currencies.
The Latin American Wars of Independence were precipitated by racism and the class system, Napoleon's 1808 invasion of Spain and the impending political chaos this created. People from the privileged aristocracy in particular sought political self-governance in the early 19th century.
Around 620,000 military deaths were recorded during the Civil War. This was around 2 percent of the population at the time. In addition, around 476,000 were wounded, and 400,000 were listed as missing or captured.
The biggest impact of the Latin American Wars for Independence was freedom from Spanish rule and national sovereignty for former Spanish colonies in Latin America, including the countries now known as Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Argentina, Paraguay, Chile, Uruguay and Peru. These wars for