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GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR

GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR . When the United States went to war in 1941, what to do with enemy prisoners of war was among the last considerations of a country reeling from a Japanese ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 16:33 - 0 attachments

CART WAR

CART WAR . The so called "Cart War" erupted in 1857 and had national and international repercussions. The ... San Antonio Herald qqv expressed concern that the "war" would raise prices. The Intelligencer also worried that if attacks on ...

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RED RIVER WAR

RED RIVER WAR . The Red River War, a series of military engagements fought between the United States Army and ... the Comanche religion. At that gathering, he and a young war leader of the Quahadi band of Comanches, Quanah Parker , recruited ...

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WORLD WAR II, TEXANS IN

WORLD WAR II, TEXANS IN . The Japanese attack on American military installations in ... on December 7, 1941, brought the United States into World War II. Although the aerial bombardment of Pearl Harbor was a surprise, American entry into the war raging in Europe and Asia was not totally unexpected. The United States had ...

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GARZA WAR

GARZA WAR . The Garza War was an abortive effort in 1891–92 to organize a Texas-based revolution ... caused a pro-Garza reaction in Texas. Fearing border war, influential Texans urged South Texans to remain neutral and petitioned the ...

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GUN MANUFACTURING DURING THE CIVIL WAR

GUN MANUFACTURING DURING THE CIVIL WAR . At the beginning of the Civil War there was a increasing scarcity of guns. Governor Edward Clark ... Some 200 persons were employed. Near the close of the war Gen. Joseph O. Shelby qv carried 2,500 Tyler rifles with him on his ...

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CHICKEN WAR

CHICKEN WAR . As the Texas manifestation of the War of the Quadruple Alliance in Europe, the Chicken War caused abandonment of the Spanish Franciscan missions in eastern Texas in ...

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MEXICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE

MEXICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE . The Mexican War of Independence was in reality a series of revolts that grew out of the ... with its American colonies. Burdened with mounting war debts and facing a deepening economic crisis, Spanish rulers settled on ...

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE PACIFIC WAR

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE PACIFIC WAR . The National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg includes the restored Nimitz Hotel , which now houses ... of Presidents, the Japanese Garden of Peace, the Pacific War Combat Zone, and the Center for Pacific War Studies. The museum grew out of ...

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SALT WAR OF SAN ELIZARIO

SALT WAR OF SAN ELIZARIO . The El Paso Salt War began in the late 1860s as a struggle between Republican leaders W. W. ... Paso: Hertzog, 1962). C. L. Sonnichsen, The El Paso Salt War (El Paso: Hertzog, 1961). C. L. Sonnichsen, I'll Die Before I Run-The ...

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