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Old October 20th, 2009, 12:04 PM   #1
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I need to find a website with info on wars of the past. I need to know who was president, the political party in control and the controlling party on the vote to go to war. I have tried to google info buy not finding what I need. The shitty thing is I need most of this info by tonight... Any help would be great. Thanks

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Old October 20th, 2009, 12:10 PM   #2
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Try Wikipedia
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Old October 20th, 2009, 12:14 PM   #3
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I did. Not telling me what I need.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 12:24 PM   #4
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did you try googling each indiviual war?
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Old October 20th, 2009, 12:27 PM   #5
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Yes and it tells me great info about the war itself but I need the political side of the info and thats what I am not finding..
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Old October 20th, 2009, 01:10 PM   #6
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Wikipedia would have all the info that it sounds like you need, you will just have to dig for it.

Using the Spanish-American War for example, here is what Wikipedia says are the answers to your questions:
President: William McKinley (Republican)
Control of Congress: 55th United States Congress: Both houses were in Republican control
(Senate had: 44 R, 34 D, 5 Silver Republicans, 5 Populists, 2 Silver; The House had: 206 R, 124 D, 22 Populists, 3 Silver Republicans, 1 Silver, 1 Independent Republican)
Vote to go to War: House: 310 to 6 Senate: 42 to 35
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Old October 20th, 2009, 01:12 PM   #7
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Thats everything I need! You found all that on wikipedia?
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Old October 20th, 2009, 01:14 PM   #8
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Thats everything I need! You found all that on wikipedia?
Come on, don't be so kareless with your reading.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 01:17 PM   #9
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I said it that way because I have been on wikipedia all morning and couldn't find all that info...
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Old October 20th, 2009, 05:52 PM   #10
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Call Pete C. He lived through most of them.
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Old October 20th, 2009, 07:03 PM   #11
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thanks for the suggestions. I found all the info I needed...
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Old October 20th, 2009, 10:43 PM   #12
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Call Pete C. He lived through most of them.
Yeah but he would blame all the wars on Bush.....
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Yeah but he would blame all the wars on Bush.....
Lincolns assassination was Bush's fault.
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Old October 21st, 2009, 07:24 AM   #14
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Dont be silly. Pete knows Bush wasnt alive to kill Lincoln.


Pete however might have been alive then. Hmmmm.
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I was looking for all the info cuz my dad and one of his friends were having a dispute over who started more wars or .
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Well, since you researched it.... What was the outcome?
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Old October 21st, 2009, 09:45 AM   #17
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Well, since you researched it.... What was the outcome?
It was probably those damn Whigs!
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Well, since you researched it.... What was the outcome?
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I was looking for all the info cuz my dad and one of his friends were having a dispute over who started more wars or .
Only war we've really started was the Revolutionary War and Civil War. I guess you could lump Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom in there although some argue they are not technically wars (except for Desert Storm). All the others were just one we decided to get involved with.
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