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Political History of America’s Wars is the first reference work to explore the legislative, social, and policy aspects of America’s major wars, rebellions, and insurrections. This volume weaves together important primary source documents, informative biographies, and in-depth essays to provide coverage of the political antecedents, events, and consequences of America’s wars, from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Chapter 24. Apache War (1876–1886)
Chapter 24. Apache war (1876–1886)
At Issue

Of all the Southwestern tribes, the Apaches, with their age-old warrior tradition, most violently resisted removal to reservations. Warfare was chronic during the period 1876–1886, as the U.S. Army sought to round up “outlaw” Apaches who refused removal.

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