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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 selection 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.

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