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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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The first national draft was used when?

The draft was first used during the American Civil War


Who enacted the first miltary draft in US history?

Madison. He used the draft for the War of 1812.


What US war was the military draft first used?

The US Civil War (1861-1865) was the first official draft for US Troops; The Vietnam War (1961-1975) was the last official draft for US Troops. The draft was ended by President Nixon.


When was the first time the American draft in war was used?

The US Civil War (1861-1865).


When did the draft start?

The first US draft was the US Civil War. The last US draft was the Vietnam War.


When the last time the draft was used in the us?

First, US Civil War; Last, Vietnam War.


Was the draft used in World War I?

Yes the draft was active in World War 1


When was the first US military draft?

The first military draft was during the civil war.


Did they draft in the Iraq war?

Speaking about the US; the first Draft was during the US Civil War (1861-1865) and the last draft was the Vietnam War (1961-1975).


How many wars used the military draft?

The question does not indicate a nation with any draft laws. If speaking about the US Civil War, the first draft in American history was created in the South in 1862 and in the North in 1863. Other US wars also had a draft, and also a peace time draft as well. US President Nixon abolished the US draft.


When Was the Last War Draft?

The first US draft was during the US Civil War (1861-1865); the last US draft was during the Vietnam War (1961-1975).


What year was the first military draft?

I have read it was used during the Civil War years for the first time in the United States.


When was the last time the draft was used in the US?

The last time the draft was used was during the Vietnam War.


How did conscription affect the Vietnam war?

Vietnam had draft dodgers and draft riots; neither were new, the first draft dodgers/draft riots occurred in New York during the American Civil War (US Civil War).


Was there a draft during the war of 1812?

The first nation wide US draft was the US Civil War in 1861-1865.


When was another time in American history that the draft was used?

I belive there were only three wars the draft was used for, the civil War, World War 2, and the Vietnam conflict. There might have also been a draft for WW1


When did US enact a military draft?

the first "official" draft occured during the civil war


When was the first time the military draft was used?

US, officially, first time general scale; US Civil War 1861-1865.


Was the Vietnam war the only one to have a draft?

The FIRST US war to have an "official" military draft was the US Civil War (1861-1865); which also resulted in the nation's FIRST "draft riots." Vietnam (1961-1975) was the LAST military draft, with the accompanying last "draft riots." US males were drafted in WW1 (1917-1918), WW2 (1941-1945), and the Korean War (1950-1953).


When was the first draft instituted in the US?

it was in the civil war


When was the last us military draft?

The Viet Nam War was the last time the draft was used.


When was the last US draft for war?

The Civil War was the first, Vietnam was the last.


Which war did conscription start?

For the United States the first draft (conscription) began during the U.S. Civil War. The last draft (conscription) was during the Vietnam War.


What was about the military draft used in the civil war?

it was your mommas


What war was the most recent to use conscription?

The first US draft was the US Civil War (1861-1865); the last US draft was the Vietnam War (1961-1975).