What does conscription mean in ww1?
It means that the army has drafted you into the said army and you must fight.
In England, WW1 conscription ended in 1919. For twenty years, there after that, there was no conscription in Britain. In 1939, conscription for World War II began, and did not end until the mid-1960's.
Australians did not support conscription in WW1 all the troops Australia sent were volunteers.
Conscription occurred in world war 1 because the army's started running out of soldiers and the needed more men to fight.
No. The people of Australia voted "No" in two separate referendums.
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Germany had conscription during WW1, but the Paris Peace Treaty forbid it. Later it was returned and is still used today. In Canada the people didn't like conscription adn the government said they wouldn't use it unless it was aposutly nessassary.
The US already had a standing army and navy when they entered WW1. Conscription and a patriotic rush of enthusiasm helped swell the ranks.
French Canadians were against the idea of conscription in both world war 1 and 2. There were more volunteers during world war 1 than WW2 so the debate of conscription was not as heated during that time. Near the end of WW2, conscripts in BC refused to go and held riots protesting Mackenzie King's decision of ensuing conscription. During WW1, Prime Minister Borden promised there would be no conscription and as well in WW2 Mackenzie… Read More
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WW1: However, there was opposition to conscription. Conscription became a big issue in war time. There was opposition to the compulsory military service, the most question asked was should Australians be forced to fight overseas.
yes Geramny did use conscription during WW1. in Germany conscription had already been enforced and was a normal part of Germany's way of recruitment procedures. men were normally and regularily taken in for active service and trained.
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Most nations involved in World War used conscription, i.e. compulsory military service - the draft. This had been used in WW1 too (and earlier in many countries).
Australia wanted to protect it's own territory; and did not consider Europe to be it's problem.
Here are some ideas for you: Conscription: To draft or not to draft? Are the enlisted men better at fighting than the drafted servicemen? (True answer is no.) Could they have won both wars with out the drafted men? (true answer is no.) Why was the draft discontinued? Is conscription conducted fairly? Who gets conscripted and who does not and why?
of course they did; attitudes became stale because of conscription after the realisation that war was basically a long road to a cold grave. conscription and propaganda forced and played with the people of the time to join the war because the government lacked soldiers.
Conscription is when the government forces men and women to go to war with out any kind of choice. Most of the English speaking Canadians agreed with Conscription but very few French-English Canadians agreed because of how they were treated during WW1. About 100,000 were conscripted in the Canadian army in WW2.The RCN and RCAF were all-volunteers.
I assume you mean "conscription". It is when a government forces the people to join the military. In the US, we usually call it "the draft", which hasn't been used since Vietnam. It was used during World War I as a way to quickly increase the size of the countries' armies.
Compulsory enrolememt for military or naval service
To be in the army, conscript, a drafty in military service
Which civil war? Conscription team? If by civil war you mean "The War Between the States" in America, and when you say conscription you mean the draft, and by teams you mean " sides"... Then the answer would be that the Northern States or the Federals was one side/team and the Southern States or the Confederacy was the other side/team. Both drafted or conscripted men to meet the needs of their Armies. Short answer: North… Read More
No, military service has never been mandatory in Australia although, in times of need, conscription has been introduced which means that all males between certain ages must register for miltary services. Australia's contribution to WW1 was achieved by voluntary service, conscription had been introduced towards the end of WW2. Conscription was reintroduced in the 1950's and ended in 1972. The majority of Australian soldiers sent to Vietnam were conscriptees.
Conscription did not eventuate in Australia during WW1, although it was discussed. If you wanted to be a soldier, you went to the nearest army office and volunteered, and lied about your age if necessary.
For the first year and a half the British relied on volunteers. Volunteering slowed to a trickle though, so the British had to resort to conscription early in 1916.
Conscription in Australia during WW1 meant that there was a policy of ordering all able-bodied young men to do compulsory military service during the war. It's main proponent was the then Australian Prime Minister, William Morris 'Billy' Hughes, who wanted to introduce conscription for war service overseas. However, this was violently opposed by other members of his governing Labor Party, as well as by a large section of the general public and by church leaders… Read More
there are different aspects that divided the economy in ww1. the first reason was conscription; this was a term given to a law that was attempted to be made in ww1 times. if approved it meant that all men from 18-up would be forced to go to war. a lot of people disagreed with this and so the economy was split in to agreers and disagreers of conscription. another reason was 'the white feather'. if… Read More
slavery ___ If you mean military service, then conscription and the draft.
when peopel are forcedto join the army
end of conscription conscription in Australia ended on dec2, 1972.
conscription means murder and rape and another name for conscription is bob
the arguments for conscription are that if there was no conscription we would not have enough soldiers therefore we would all die..but with conscription there are people that have to go and help.
French canadians opposed conscription.
conscription is drafting or when you have to serve in war
I only know the group which was against conscription and that was theAnglicanchurch and it showed a large percent of them votes no for conscription.
Yes, during WW1 and WW2, there was no conscriprtion (compulsory military service). Soldiers went to war by choice. But in the Vietnam war, conscription was introduce in Australia and the soldiers were forced for the Vietnam war to go and fight.
The government started conscription in ww2 anyway.
Conscription is the required service of citizens in the military. It is often called the draft. Several nations still have conscription such as South Korea and Thailand.
Conscription deeply divided Australia in the early 1900's. Many families (and citizens for that matter) did not agree with boyhood conscription, so an opposition was formed. Conscription is no longer practiced in Australia.
If used to determine military service status there is no difference. They both mean compulsory service.
The us used conscription in 1940-1973.
conscription program in the united states was known colloquially as "the draft"
Conscription is now being dropped in many countries.
You might mean"CONscription" and if so that is another word for military draft,which is a legal requirement to serve in the military.
I guess you mean conscription. No, the Romans did not invent it. It had been used by other ancient civilisations earlier.
"Conscription" exists in French too with the same meaning, but the usual term is "service militaire". Conscription does not exist in France since 2001.
For the United States the first draft (conscription) began during the U.S. Civil War. The last draft (conscription) was during the Vietnam War.
The labor party of WW1 was split because the leader Billy Hughes was a very big fan of the idea of conscription (men being forced into the armed forces so as not to loose the war from lack of soldiers) Many people in the party (and in australia) were horrified by the idea, infact australia was almost divided in half. Those who supported conscription followed Mr huges and with that suport Billy Hughes created his… Read More
The anti-conscription riots.
they introduced conscription in order to win the war on the Western front
The Australian draft (conscription) ended in December 1972.