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Since 1776, The United States Has Been at War 91% of the Time Since Its Founding — 220 out of 241 Years

Since the United States was founded in 1776, the country has been at war during 220 out of its 241 calendar years of existence. In other words, there were only 21 calendar years in which the U.S. has spent at peace, without waging or joining any wars.