The word war is a noun. War means (1) a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious, (2) the waging of armed conflict against an enemy, (3) an active struggle between competing entities, (4) a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply.
War is also a verb that means (1) make or wage war.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word war.
- Revolutionary War
The Revolutionary War
took place when the colonies declared independence from British rule. Learn about the Revolutionary War that began after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
- World War Two
This site features information about the worldwide military conflict of World War
II, which involved 61 countries and lasted from 1939-1945. Links to additional World War II resources are also provided.
- World War One
This site features information about World War
I, which lasted from 1914 to 1918, and involved most of the world's superpowers.
- World War II - Pacific Theatre
Many of the battles fought in the pacific theater during World War
II involved Japan. This page reviews the Pacific island campaigns that were fought during the war.
- American Revolution
The American Revolution was fought against the British Empire in the 18 century, in order for the 13 original colonies to gain independence from Great Britain.
- Internal Revenue Service
This is the official website of the IRS, a branch of the U.S. Treasury Department. The roots of the IRS go back to the Civil War
when President Lincoln enacted an income tax to help pay for the war. It was repealed and enacted again in 1913 with the 16th Amendment. On the website, users can download tax forms, track refunds, and find specific information about tax laws and regulations.
- Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Joint Chiefs of Staff was officially formed after World War
II by the National Security Act of 1947. The site contains news and photographs of the U.S. Military, as well as a link to the National Military Strategic Plan for the War on Terrorism. There are also links to all the other branches of the Military and to the specific combatant commands around the world.
- University of South Carolina
This public, co-educational research university is located in Columbia, South Carolina. From its founding in 1801 and its original quadrangle of buildings that make up the Horseshoe, through the years of Civil War, Reconstruction and World War
II, the university has persevered and transformed into a major research university that still is dedicated to educating South Carolinians.
- Discount Stores
Discount stores date back to the late 1940s and early 1950s, just after the end of World War
II. They were conceived during the post-war economic boom, to serve the consumer needs of baby boomer families.
- Germany Travel Guide
Visitors come to Germany to see war
memorials and ornate medieval castles; remnants of the Berlin Wall are also popular destinations.
Toothbrushes are used along with toothpaste to clean the teeth. The modern toothbrush was invented in 1850 but became widely used during World War
- United States Map
This site features United States road maps, topographical maps, and relief maps as well as detailed regional maps of the USA. View the map of the original 13 states, as they existed after the Revolutionary War.
- United States Department of Defense
This is the website for the Department of Defense. The Department was formally established in 1949 when the three branches of the military were merged. On the website, users can find information about the War
of Terror and other news that involves the Military worldwide. There are also casualty reports, photos, blogs, speeches, and links to the various agencies within the Department.
- Kent State University
Kent State, founded in 1910, is located in Kent, Ohio. There are seven other branches in Northeast Ohio. Kent State is well known as the place where several students were killed during a 1970 war
protest. Today there are 35,000 students and 570 full time tenured faculty. Kent State plays with the NCAA. Information on visiting and applying on the website.
- United States Marine Corps
This is the official website for the U.S. Marine Corps. which began before the Revolutionary War
but was dissolved in 1783 and reformed in 1798. The website contains a very comprehensive history link that contains information such as Famous Quotes and How to Fold the Flag. On the main page, users can find out about Marine news, Marine life, how to join, and more.
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