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Constitutional FAQ Answer #131

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Q131. "Does anyone know how many officially declared wars we had throughout history?"

A. Not as many as you might think. The United States has been involved in a great many military actions, but only a very few declared wars. A "declared war" is one where Congress actually passes a resolution placing the country into a state of war. The following is an exhaustive list of all declared wars the United States has been involved in:

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