What is the greatest crisis the United States has ever had to endure?

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What is the greatest crisis the United States has ever had to endure?

  1. Revolutionary War?

    3 vote(s)
    12.5%
  2. The Civil War?

    14 vote(s)
    58.3%
  3. WWI?

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. WWII?

    1 vote(s)
    4.2%
  5. Cuban Missle Crisis?

    2 vote(s)
    8.3%
  6. Assassination of JFK?

    1 vote(s)
    4.2%
  7. Assassination of MLK?

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Assassination of RFK?

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Vietnam War?

    2 vote(s)
    8.3%
  10. 9/11?

    1 vote(s)
    4.2%
  1. Billo_Really
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    What is the greatest crisis the United States has ever had to endure?
     
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    The Vietnam War, it exposed America to the world.
     
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    Has to be the Civil War. The only time political disagreement led to full armies fighting each other on american soil.
     
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    The Great Depression, then electing a president in 2008 who wishes to have an Empirical presidency, then control, rather than create, jobs, in America.
     
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    obama
     
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    The Revolutionary War would have to be #1 with the War of Northern Aggression a distant 2nd.

    None of the other events or wars that you have list threatened the sovereignty or future existence of America.
     
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    We're going through it right now.

    We will either elect a real American with real answers to our current problems or we will split apart as a country.
     
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    We have the ogling Athena's icon crisis too
     
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    No brainer...The Civil War
     
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    I voted for that, too.

    I think it was that loss of hope and innocence...and also a time when the US seemed like two nations - for the war and against the war.
     

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