The battle between my sister and me that lasted 10 years. Sorry, Alastar - just kidding. I really do not know for sure, so will not guess. I am very interested, though, in what the answer is, so will be following your question.
Okay - I will guess that it is the American Revolutionary War, 1775 - 1783. I think it is the most read and studied (after WWII) because it involved Britain and the 13 colonies plus Indian allies on both side, France, Spain, and the Dutch Republic.
The war that is the most talked about, beyond wwII is the vietnam war. One, mistakes were made by the government: they forgot to honor and protect the men and women, who they sent to support south vietnam. Two, many community and social groups began during this turbulent time. It was the sixties, and the war against communism, oppression, freedom of speech, and personal beliefs was, and still is, in full swing.
Good guess for good reasons, BrianRD. The Vietnam War really came home to me as a little boy the day I opened up the latest Life mag in 1969...the issue with one week's killed in 'Nam. Haunting face memories to this day.
Ala star....It is said to always respond with the very first answer that comes to us. Thus, I'm gonna have to go with The Civil War. I have 2 questions for you. 1.) Is this for EXTRA points? and 2.) What's the prize?? If I'm wrong, I refuse to take a make-up test!!
Oh most definitely Civil War (war between the states)! I bet more books have been written about it too. It had a good cause but so much bad was done in the name of justice. I based my poem Still Magnolia on that and the many things she must have witnessed. Wonder if we will see war between us in this country again? There will be no beauty of it for history if so I am sure and it will surely be our last war.
The civil war had a common bond. Slavery was the South stronghold, and fought to keep their slaves with them. The North fought for freedom of slavery. The battleground, in this country, has already begun. It is not only fought in the alleys, of citie
That is great Alastar & yes there were so many things about the Civil War wasn't there? My magnolia was still although steel may have been better I didn't want to plagiarize. lol I even put a few bullets thru her for guys like you! Good to see yo
Hi Alastar, you chose a great answer by Jackie as best answer. She appreciates you choosing her answer as best too, but she was unable to comment as she was already last to comment here.HP should fix it so that one can say thank you.
With this question being global in scope, I would think that it'd be one of the Chinese Rebellions or Civil Wars, since the population of China is roughly a third of the world's population (last I heard).
China's most recent internal conflict of significance was the 1927 to 1950 Civil War with over 7 and a half million casualties. Prior to that was the Dungan Revolt from 1862 to 1877 with its ten million casualties. Previous Chinese rebellions of importance were the Teiping Rebellion of 1850 to 1864 with twenty million and the largest by far, the fall of the Ming Dynasty in a rebellion that lasted throughout most of the 17th century with twenty-five million casualties.
But then, I could be wrong!
The American Civil War is the likely answer here in the states.
I think it is the Vietnam War. I was just in Hanoi and going through pictures of demonstrations in different countries made me shudder. There were lots of demonstrations in the U.S. as well and many people still suffer from the effects of this war not just in Vietnam but also in the U.S., Cambodia and Laos.
So true, aesta1.The detritus of Vietnam was more than just physical destruction. Those men, and women, came home in many instances to a hostile public against them. That wrong was righted with time in some resects thank goodness.
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