America Has Been At War 91% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776

warThis is a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she has been at war during 214 out of her 235 calendar years of existence. In other words, there were only 21 calendar years in which the U.S. did not wage any wars.  – Pick any year since 1776 and there is about a 91% chance that America was involved in some war during that calendar year.  – No U.S. president truly qualifies as a peacetime president. Instead, all U.S. presidents can technically be considered “war presidents.”  – The U.S. has never gone a decade without war.  – The only time the U.S. went five years without war (1935-40) was during the isolationist period of the Great Depression.…MORE

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One Response to America Has Been At War 91% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776

  1. sarasinart says:

    For those of us who saw that picture s it was happening, it still brings on the same feelings as strong as if we were seeing it today for the first time. That particular picture has so much power, and represents a whole era of life as well as any single item could.

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