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In the United States, there were three rounds of draft registration in 1917 and 1918. The first two rounds included men from 21 to 31 years of age; the third round expanded the registration to men from 18 to 45 years of age. Draft registration was mandatory for men living in the United States, regardless of citizenship status. A total of 24.3 million American men registered for the draft (about a quarter of the population), of which about 2.8 million were drafted. Another 2 million men volunteered or otherwise enlisted (those who had already volunteered did not have to fill out draft registration cards). In all, about 4.3 million men were actually mobilized, and about 350,000 were casualties, of which about 126,000 were killed.
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Yes most countries participating had a military draft law in operation.
They were treated very badly, they did not get enough food to eat
Yes. In many European countries compulsory military service was something of long standing.
Yes. Germany and all the other major combattant countries in Europe, except Britain, had had compuslory military service of various kinds since about 1870. Britain introduced …conscription in 1916, during World War I.
Yes, for almost every country involved in front line fighting.
The Conscription Act of 1917 led to anarchists and radicals challenging new draft law as a violation of the Thirteenth Amendment which forbids slavery and involuntary serv…itude. The Supreme Court in the Selective Act Draft Cases of 1918, unanimously upheld the law as constitutional.
The US has an uncanny approach to war, getting involved is only ever to their own advantage, war is a part of their culture - the spoils of war far outweight the initial… cost.
there is no correct answer for that but guys at age 18 were supposed to go sigh up for the draft.
More than likely they did.
Yes. Before the war every nation in Europe had compulsory military service, except England. Upon reaching a certain age (usually 20, or 18) men were called to serve, usually t…wo years. After the two years the men were in the reserves for a number of years (twenty or so), and the reserves of every nation were called up for the war. Every nation had a part for the reserves to play when they mobilized for war, a big part of mobilization being getting the men of the reserves equipped and to their units. After about a year and a half of the war, England was also forced to begin conscription (actually the United Kingdom of England and Scotland, but not the entirety of Great Britain, because the draft was not applied in Ireland, though many Irish volunteers fought in the British Army). France had actually changed their system of compulsory military service (the draft, conscription) just two years before the war. French men were now going to have to serve three years on active duty, before being released back to civilian life and the reserves. Germany regarded this new three year law as yet another "provocation" against them by the French.
The Selective Service Act
In World War 1
Selective Service Act, 2.8 million men (who were U.S. citizens)
In World War 1
Women were, and are never DRAFTED. only men.
aint nobody got time for dat!