War of 1812: Selected theme: What is the surprise ending of the disastrous War of 1812 which lets the US ignore its lessons that come back to haunt the US in later generations?
Mexican War: Selected theme: What are the roles of Texas and slavery in the South that underlie the Mexican War of 1836?
Spanish-American War: Selected theme: During Cuba's revolt against Spain in the late 1880s and early 1890s, what is the US ultimatum to Spain that demonstrates that US intervention is not based on moral grounds?
Korean War: Selected theme: What is behind the decision to push north of the 38th parallel, leading to the disastrous entry of the Chinese, and why is it unfair to blame Gen. Douglas MacArthur?
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