List of conflicts in the United States


List of conflicts in the United States

List of conflicts in the United States is a timeline of events that includes Indian wars, battles, skirmishes, major terrorist attacks, , and other related items that have occurred in the United States's current geographical area, including overseas territories.

Before the 16th Century

*1325 Crow Creek Massacre in present-day South Dakota.

16th Century

*1565 Spanish massacre of French Huguenots at Fort Caroline in Florida. This is notable as it is the first conflict between European powers in what is today the United States.

17th Century

*1609 - 1613 First Anglo–Powhatan War
*1622 Jamestown Massacre in which English settlers are attacked by Indians of the Powhatan Confederacy in Jamestown Colony in Virginia.
*1637 Pequot War in New England
*1637 Kent Island Rebellion in Maryland
*1641 - 1667 First Beaver War in the Great Lakes region
*1643 - 1645 Kieft's War in New Netherlands
*1644 - 1646 Claiborne's Rebellion in Maryland
*1644 - 1646 Second Anglo–Powhatan War following Opechancanough's Massacre in Virginia
*1646 - 1647 Ingle's Rebellion in Maryland
*1655 Battle of the Severn in Maryland
*1659 - 1660 First Esopus War in New Netherlands
*1663 Second Esopus War in Netherlands
*1664 Second Anglo-Dutch War in which the English conquer New Netherlands and rename it New York (The War lasts in Europe and elsewhere until 1667.)
*1673 - 1674 Third Anglo-Dutch War in which the Dutch re-capture New York, but return it to the English after the war
*1675 - 1676 King Philip's War in New England
*1676 Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia
*1680 Pueblo Revolt in New Mexico
*1681 Fendall's Rebellion in Maryland
*1683 - 1701 Second Beaver War in the Great Lakes region
*1689 - 1692 Glorious Revolution in New England in which Sir Edmund Andros and the Dominion of New England are overthrown
*1689 - 1691 Leisler's Rebellion in New York
*1689 - 1692 Coode's Rebellion in Maryland
*1689 - 1697 King William's War

18th Century

*1702 - 1713 Queen Anne's War
*1703 - 1719 Noncomformists Disturbances in Jamaica, New York
*1703 Political factionalism riot in Charleston, South Carolina
*1704 Riot of Young Gentry in Philadelphia
*1705 Privateersman's riot in New York
*1710 Food riot in Boston
*1711 - 1715 Tuscarora War
*1711 Cary's Rebellion in North Carolina
*1711 Dutch Church Riot in Flatbush, New York
*1711 Anti-impressment Riot in New York
*1712 New York Slave Revolt of 1712
*1715 - 1717 Yamasee War
*1718 Riotous seizure of records in North Carolina
*1719 Anti-customs riot in Newport, Rhode Island
*1719 Overthrow of the proprietor in South Carolina
*1720 Defeat of the Spanish Villasur expedition in Nebraska by Pawnee (with the possible assistance of the French)
*1722 Jailbreak riot in Hartford, Connecticut
*1722 - 1727 Dummer's War with the Abenaki Indians in Maine
*1726 Philadelphia riot against pillory and stocks
*1734 Riot against ship seizure in Hartford County, Connecticut
*1734 Mast-Tree Riot in Exeter, New Hampshire
*1737 Anti-prostitution riot in Boston
*1737 Anti-markethouse riot in Boston
*1737 Anti-Quitrent riot in North Carolina
*1738 Fish Dam Riot on the Schuykill River, Pennsylvania
*1739 Stono Rebellion, slave rebellion in South Carolina
*1741 New York Conspiracy of 1741, a suspected slave revolt
*1739 - 1748 War of Jenkins' Ear with Spain
** 1742 Battle of Gully Hole Creek
** 1742 Battle of Bloody Marsh
*1742 Election riot in Philadelphia
*1744 - 1748 King George's War
*1745 - 1754 Horseneck Riots, land riots in New Jersey
*1747 Impressment riot in Boston
*1750 Election Riot in York, Pennsylvania
*1751 - 1757 Anti-rent riot by tenants in New York
*1754 Riot against the surveyor of the woods in Exeter, New Hampshire
*1754 - 1763 French and Indian War
**1754 Battle of Fort Necessity (Great Meadows)
**1755 Braddock Expedition (Battle of the Monongahela)
**1756 Battle of Fort Oswego
**1757 Battle of Fort William Henry, including subsequent "massacre"
**1758 Battle of Fort Duquesne
**1758 Battle of Ticonderoga
**1758 Battle of Fort Duquesne
**1759 Battle of Fort Niagara
*1757 Riot against the recruitment of troops in Brentwoods, New Hampshire
*1757 Seizure of longboat of HMS "Enterprise" by mob in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
*1758 - 1761 Cherokee War in Georgia
*1759 Anti-land tax riot in North Carolina
*1763 Pontiac's Rebellion
*1763 - 1764 Paxton Boys' Rebellion in Pennsylvania
*1763 Wyoming Valley Massacre against Connecticut settlers in Pennsylvania
*1764 - 1771 War of the Regulation
**1771 Battle of Alamance in North Carolina
*1764 Pope Day Riot in Boston
*1766 Quartering Act riot in New York
*1765 Stamp Act riots in Boston, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, and Maryland
*1769 - 1771 First Pennamite War between settlers from Connecticut and Pennsylvania in Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania
*1770 Boston Massacre
*1772 Burning of the customs schooner HMS "Gaspee" in Naragansett Bay
*1773 - 1774 Lord Dunmore's War
*1775 - 1783 American Revolutionary War
**1775
***Battles of Lexington and Concord
***Siege of Boston
***Battle of Ticonderoga
***Battle of Bunker Hill
**1776
***Battle of Long Island
***Battle of Harlem Heights
***Battle of White Plains
***Battle of Trenton
**1777
***Battle of Princeton
***Battle of Oriskany
***Battle of Bennington
***Battle of Brandywine Creek
***Battle of Saratoga
***Capture of Philadelphia
***Battle of Germantown
**1778
***Battle of Monmouth
***Battle of Savannah
**1779
***Battle of Vincennes
**1780
***Battle of Charleston
***Battle of Camden
***Battle of King's Mountain
**1781
***Battle of Cowpens
***Battle of Guilford Court House
***Siege of Ninety Six
***Siege of Yorktown
*1777 - 1794 Chickamauga wars
*1783 - 1788 Second Pennamite War between settlers from Connecticut and Pennsylvania in Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania
*1785 - 1795 Northwest Indian War
*1786 - 1787 Shays' Rebellion
*1791 - 1794 Whiskey Rebellion
*1798 - 1800 Quasi-War, an undeclared naval war with France

19th Century

*1804 Battle of Sitka Russian forces defeat the Tlingit in the last major armed conflict between Europeans and Alaska Natives.
*1807 Capture of Saint Thomas and Saint Croix in the West Indies from the French by the British. This is notable as the only action fought during the Napoleonic Wars that took place on what is now U.S. soil (United States Virgin Islands).
*1811 Tecumseh's War
*1812 - 1815 War of 1812
**1812
***Battle of Mackinac Island (1812)
***First Battle of Sackett's Harbor
***Battle of Brownstown
***Battle of Maguaga
***Fort Dearborn massacre
***Siege of Detroit
***Battle of Fort Harrison
***Siege of Fort Wayne
***Battle of the Mississinewa
**1813
***Battle of Frenchtown
***Raid on Elizabethtown
***Battle of Ogdensburg
***Siege of Fort Meigs
***Battle of Sackett's Harbor
***Battle of Craney Island
***Battle of Fort Stephenson
***Battle of St. Michaels
***Battle of Lake Erie
***Capture of Fort Niagara
**1814
***Raid on Fort Oswego
***Battle of Prairie du Chien
***Battle of Big Sandy Creek
***Battle of Mackinac Island
***Battle of Bladensburg
***Burning of Washington
***Raid on Alexandria
***Battle of Caulk's Field
***Battle of North Point
***Battle of Lake Champlain
***Battle of Baltimore
***Battle of Pensacola (1812)
**1815
***Battle of New Orleans
***Battle of Fort Bowyer
*1813 - 1814 Creek War
*1817 - 1818 First Seminole War
*1827 Winnebago War
*1831 Nat Turner's Rebellion
*1832 Black Hawk War
*1835 - 1842 Second Seminole War
*1835 - 1836 Toledo War (bloodless)
*1835 - 1836 Texas Revolution
**1836 Battle of the Alamo
**1836 Battle of San Jacinto
*1838 Missouri War
*1838 - 1839 Aroostook War
*1839 Honey War (bloodless)
*1841 - 1842 Dorr War, a civil war in Rhode Island
*1846 - 1848 Mexican–American War
**1846 Battle of Palo Alto
**1846 Battle of Resaca de la Palma
**1846 Occupation of Santa Fe
**1846 Battle of San Pascual
*1848 - 1855 Cayuse War
*1854 - 1858 Bleeding Kansas
*1855 - 1858 Third Seminole War
*1857 - 1858 Utah War
*1859 Pig War
*1861 - 1865 American Civil War
**1861
***Battle of Fort Sumter
***Battle of Philippi
***Battle of Big Bethel
***First Battle of Bull Run
***Battle of Balls Bluff
**1862
***Battle of Fort Donelson
***Battle of Pea Ridge
***Battle of Hampton Roads
***Battle of Shiloh
***Battle of Island Number 10
***Battle of Fair Oaks
***Battle of Memphis
***Battle of Cross Keys
***Battle of Port Republic
***Seven Days' Battles
***Battle of Cedar Mountain
***Second Battle of Bull Run
***Battle of Antietam
***Battle of Fredericksburg
***Battle of Stones River
**1863
***Battle of Chancellorsville
***Siege of Vicksburg
***Battle of Gettysburg
***Battle of Chickamauga
***Battle of Chattanooga
***Battle of Knoxville
**1864
***Battle of the Wilderness
***Battle of Spotsylvania
***Battle of North Anna
***Battle of Cold Harbor
***Battle of Chickahominy River
***Siege of Petersburg
***Battle of the Crater
***Battle of Mobile Bay
***Siege of Atlanta
***Battle of Franklin II
***Battle of Nashville
**1865
***Battle of Bentonville
***Battle of Five Forks
***
***Battle of Appomattox Court House
*1862 - Dakota War of 1862
*1863 - 1865 Colorado War
*1864 - Sand Creek Massacre
*1866 - 1868 Red Cloud's War
*1867 - 1875 Comanche War
*1872 - 1873 Modoc War
*1876 - 1877 Black Hills War
*1877 Nez Percé War
*1890 - 1891 Ghost Dance War
*1898 Spanish-American War - American conquest of Guam and Puerto Rico

20th Century

*1914 World War I - A Japanese fleet captured the Mariana Islands from Germany without any loss of life. This is notable as the only action fought during World War I that took place on what is now U.S. soil (Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands).
*1916 Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa leads a night raid on the New Mexico border town of Columbus.
*1941 World War II - Japanese sneak attack on American naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
*1941 - 1945 World War II - Numerous American warships and merchant vessels sunk in American territorial waters by German U-boats.
*1942 - 1943 World War II - Battle of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska.
*1944 - 1945- Fire balloon bombing of the US by Japanese balloon bombs.

21st Century

*2001 - September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon outside Washington, DC, and in rural Somerset County, Pennsylvania near Shanksville. 2,993 people are killed in the attacks.

ee also

*Second Happy Time
*Attacks on US mainland
*Indian massacre
*Indian Wars
*National Park Service


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