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What was the first war in which the draft was used?

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2010-07-06 02:57:46
2010-07-06 02:57:46
The draft started...."The Government instituted the Nations first peacetime draft in September of 1940 and began to prepare troops for combat." got this from the web.

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Actually, if we are referring to the United States, the first actual Draft was used by the North in the Civil War. It was highly unpopular, as it was very unfairly conducted.

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