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History of the selective service act in world war 1?


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2008-08-16 02:00:20
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Approximately 112,000 Americans died in WWI - half of which died from disease.


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what was selective service act

Selective Service and Training Act

The Selective Service Act of 1917 was the Selective Draft Act which passed Congress on May 18, 1918. This enabled men to go to war in World War 1 at a young age.

the selective service act was necessary because during world war 1, america did not have much of an army, so they eventually had to start drafting men age's 18 or older, into the army. This drafting was called the selective service act. :)

The selective service act is the requirement of all young men to register by the time they turn 18, with selective service, in the event of a draft.

Americans reacted very favorably to the Selective Service Act during World War I. The success rate was high because patriotism was rampant.

The Selective Service Act was passed to draft people for World War I. President Wilson felt it was needed at the time because there was a small number of volunteers.

This act provided for the first peacetime draft in American history. This Selective Service Act required that men in their twenties and thirties register with local draft boards. Later, when the U.S. entered World War II, all men aged 18 to 45 were made liable for military service.

In 1917, the selective service act was passed. The selective service was the draft. In the United States, the young men felt it was against the 13th amendment.

The Selective Service Act, although the definition you give of it is a bit misleading.

according to the selective service act the order in which men were called to service would be determined buy?

The Selective Service Act of 1940 required that all male citizens between the ages of 21 and 35 must register with their local draft boards. During World War II the age requirement was changed to males between the ages of 18 and 45. The Selective Service Act of 1940 is also known as the Burke-Wadsworth Act.

The signing of the tripartite pact helped interventionists get Congress to pass the Selective Service Act.

the selective service act was in the war

The Selective Service Act or the Selective Draft Act was passed in 1917. President Woodrow Wilson signed it into law because America's army was small compared to the European nations armies.

The signing of the tripartite pact between Germany Italy and japan led to the passage of the selective service act to further prepare the US for world war 2.

The pros of the Selective Service Act are a guaranteed army, eligibility of financial aid, and eligibility of government and government contracting jobs. Cons of the Selective Service Act are forced participation and the ineligibility for state loans, welfare services, and the like.

The Selective Service Act of 1917, made by Woodrow Wilson.

The Selective Service Act of 1967 created a lottery for conscription into military service. Lyndon Johnson was the president at the time and signed it into law.

The Selective Service Act of 1917 led to an overwhelming feeling of patriotism in the American people. For this reason, less than 350,000 men evaded the draft, while over 2.8 million draftees served in World War I.

Selective Service Act!

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