From start to finish, forty-four months. Or, if you prefer, three years and eight months. Makes you wonder why we're still fooling around in Afghanistan after almost twelve years.
There were approximately 536,100 Americans sent to fight in Vietnam.
As of 2009, we have been fighting for our land rights for 517 years, you will die of old age and we will still be fighting your government for them.
The British King had risen taxes to the Americans when they were not even part of the American govornment- the Americans were willing to fight for their freedom.
they fight about mrtin luther king Jr.
September 1939 to August 1945. That's nearly six years.
They wanted to prove their loyalty to the United States. They wanted to show that they were fighting and loyal to try to stop discrimination.
The German soldiers were the Nazi's. The Americans were trying to capture Adolf Hitler because he was a dictator and killed many people in the hallocaust.
This was the second time in 20 years (WW1) that Europe couldn't handle their problems (and the US had to help them). Again, for the second time, the US felt it wasn't their war.
The Americans colonized the Philippines for about 33-40 years.
For many Americans in the years after World War 2 the American Dream revolved around home ownership. People wanted a nice home and nice things, since the country was more prosperous.
That is a very good question. For several years before the war, most Americans wanted to stay out of any conflicts in Europe. This opinion was referred to as "Isolationists". When the Japanese attacked the US Navy base at Pearl Harbor, then most Americans wanted revenge. This is similar to how many Americans felt after 9-11 attack on the World Trade Center. Many men joined the Army to go fight. However, many of these men went to fight in Europe and not Japan. For the most part, most of them felt like they were fighting to bring Freedom and Democracy to the countries that had been occupied by the ruthless leaders of Japan and Germany.