Bloodless Wars

Can you name the 'bloodless' wars?

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Isles of Scilly, 1651-1986. Isles of Scilly & The Netherlands:
River Scheldt, 1784. Habsburg Monarchy & Dutch Republic:
No location, 1810-12. United Kingdom & Sweden:
Maine-New Brunswick Border, 1838-1839. British Empire & United States:
Iowa-Missouri border, 1839. Iowa/Wisconsin & Missouri:
British Columbia, 1858. Ned McGowan:
San Juan Islands, 1859. British Empire & United States:
Kansas, 1883. Dodge City Peace Commission & Long Branch Saloon:
Texas-Oklahoma border, 1931. Texas Military Forces & Oklahoma National Guard:
North Atlantic, 1958-76. United Kingdom & Iceland:
Grand Banks of Newfoundland & English Channel, 1994-96. Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland & Spain, Iceland, Germany:
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  • 'Bloodless Wars' are generally small conflicts/crisis where although there is a strong threat of violence there is resolution without death or injury. Typically, such events are oxymoronically referred to and recorded as wars. There have been several conflicts throughout history labelled as bloodless wars, how many can you name?
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