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    Military History: Limited and Total War

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    What are the most important factors that lead to either a "limited" and "total" war? Use specific examples.

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    What are the most important factors that lead to either a "limited" and "total" war? Use specific examples.

    First some background:

    "Total Wars" fought in US History

    Revolutionary War
    War of 1812
    Civil War
    World War I
    World War II

    Limited Wars ( Also known as Police Actions since the Korean Conflict - 1950-53)

    Barbary Coast War
    Depending on your viewpoint - The Mexican American War
    Indian Wars - from Sioux Uprising in 1862 to Wounded Knee in 1890
    Hawaiian Annexation
    Spanish American War
    Columbia
    Philippines
    Veracruz Incident
    Siberian Occupation
    Honduras
    Nicaragua
    Korean Conflict
    Lebanon
    Vietnam
    Grenada
    Desert Storm
    Gulf War / War on Terror
    Afghanistan

    Total was all start ...

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    What are the most important factors that lead to either a "limited" and "total" war? Use specific examples.

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