THE UNITED STATES AND WAR
INDIAN WARS FROM 1540 TO 1924
MEXICAN WARS FROM 1824 to 1846
RECENT WARS 1898 to 2017
DOES WAR BRING PROSPERITY? Probably yes for the Military Industrial Complex.
· Perpetual War, Perpetual Profits – for some.
· Is there a balance between spending on war machinery, a lower cost of government.
· Military Industrial Complex at work; the F-35.
McKinley; 1898 Spanish
American War; the death toll in the
· William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt; 1907 “Great White Fleet” of 18 Steel Ships
Defensive Wars, Spanish American, WW1, WW2,
· 800 Military Bases established in foreign lands; http://www.revival-herbpeters.com/foreignbases.htm
· During the 1962 “Cuban Missile Crisis” we showed, within reason that we could “defend” ourselves from our home bases. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/oct/15/cuban-missile-crisis-russian-roulette