Conscription is the forced enlistment of citizens of a country to fight for their country. In Britain and some other countries conscription means compulsory military serv…ice . In the U.S. it's called the draft . (MORE)
hello :] the smart azz who wrote hello ... fcuk u i needed it for work so go fcuk ur self Groups supporting Conscription Liberal opposition in house of reps and se…nate National press including bulletin Anglican Church Returned soldiers association Employers Federation Chambers of Commerce Groups against Conscription Huges own labour party (huges was person who wanted conscription) Majority of Labour voters Trade union Influential leaders of roman church (Arch Bishop Mannix) Hope i helped more than the last loser! Yeahh Thanks :) (MORE)
People are drafted to be soldiers in war. This was used in the Vietnam War, and in many countries during the First and Second World Wars. Generally it is said to be random se…lection of adult males (at the time it was anyways - since women did not fight in wars during this time period) but there are conspiracy theories saying that blacks were over-conscripted during the Vietnam war in an attempt to lower African-American population and maintain a Caucasian dominance. (MORE)
America had had enough "draft riots" at that time (1960s). America had experienced "draft riots" in the US Civil War (1860s) also, but apparently had forgotten those lessons f…rom that earlier century. (MORE)
In the days when we had conscription many people did. They felt that a reasonable number of Australians should have military training should the need arise. This attitude chan…ged as time went by especially after the people having seen the military disaster committed in Vietnam. Australians felt that conscription was for defense not aggression as it turned out..
Australian leaders who supported conscription included:.
ALP Prime Minister Billy Hughes, who attempted to introduce full conscription during WWI..
During WWII, ALP prime Minister John Curtin, who had opposed conscription during WWI, was forced to reconsider its introduction..
After WWII, as a result of escalating tensions between the Soviet bloc and the West, Liberal Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies introduced conscription as National Service for men 18 and over. (MORE)
Germany still has conscription ! Every male has to serve a term in the military services. The only exception is for conscientious objectors. They have to serve a slightl…y longer term as civil workers, Ambulances service, in old peoples homes or hospitals. (MORE)