US Military History

Interpret and analyze the “American way of war”
Describe and compare American military models
Analyze changing American military policies and goals
Examine American military use of technology
Analyze American relationship with, preparation for, and application of war
Use each of the five Core Learning Outcomes to address the issues highlighted in the final introductory paragraph ofFor the Common Defense. What evidence from our readings suggests that Americans consider themselves essentially peaceful? What evidence shows Americans as warlike? Explain this paradoxical love-hate attitude toward war and how this relationship is reflected in America’s military history. Finally, why is understanding this important?

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