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When was the first US military draft?


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Answered 2007-07-17 11:27:36

The first military draft was during the civil war.

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When did US enact a military draft?

the first "official" draft occured during the civil war


Who made the military draft?

Lincoln and congress first orchestrated the nation's first military draft during the US Civil War (1861-1865). Vietnam (1861-1975) was the last military draft orchestrated by Nixon and congress.


When the US military draft begin?

The US military draft began in the US Civil War (1861-1865).


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.


Has the us draft ended yet?

Who was president of the US when the military draft ended


When was the last military draft in the US?

The draft was discontinued in 1973.


When did the us start drafting men to the military?

The US Civil War (also called the American Civil War) was the first military draft.


How do avoid the military draft?

By joining the military after finishing high school.Or:If it is the US draft, don't worry about it. The US hasn't used the draft since the Vietnam War.


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 military draft eliminated?

The US stopped the 'draft' (conscription) in 1973 .


What is the practice of drafting men into the military?

The FIRST US draft was during the US Civil War (1861-1865). The LAST US draft was during the Vietnam War (1961-1975).


First president to institute military draft?

Lincoln, US Civil War (1861-1865).


When was the first time the military draft was used?

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


What are the Military draft consequences if you dont go?

During the war, 4,000 US males were put into US Federal Prison for evading the military draft.


Why isn't the military draft against the 13 amendment?

The 13th Amendment guarantees freedom from slavery for all people and has nothing to do with a military draft. The US also does not use a military draft to date.


When did the draft start?

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


When was the last us military draft?

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


Who did not like US in Vietnam war?

US Citizens facing the military draft.


Describe three reasons why the American public did not support Americas involvement in the Vietnam War?

The military draft. The military draft. And of course, the military draft. If people are NOT involved...they simply do not care. When they received that draft notice in the US Mail...they very suddenly cared!


When can the US draft men to the military?

Anytime the politicians vote for it.


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.


What happened to the military after the US Civil War?

It reverted to an all volunteer military; the draft ended.


Can your only son be drafted into the military by the us?

There is no draft, the United States military is 100% volunteer.


Which us president stopped the military draft forced military service?

Nixon didn't stop the draft, he asked for and received an extension for it. The draft was stopped (or not renewed) by congress during Nixon's administration.


Was there military draft in the Vietnam war?

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