Essays Tagged: "Conscription"

This essay is about the first world war from Canada's point of view. It tells about what was happening to Canada during the First World War

of soldiers which a volunteer enlistment system could not provide. Canada was then forced to start conscription, eventually, in August 1917, it got the whole involved in an intense political disturba ...

(2 pages) 118 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Conscription. A perrsuasive speech designed to explain the dangers in draft sign up. Includes several presidential quotes.

Conscription1980: Jimmy Carter begins registering young men 18 years of age for a possible draft. Th ... he world even noticed.During the 1980 presidential campaign, Ronald Reagan, a long time opponent of conscription, denounced enlistment for doing "little to enhance our military preparedness" He debate ... to our national security".To conclude I ask that you reevaluate your support or even opposition to conscription. Then taking whichever course of action that you feel to be morally sound.

(1 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Australian history.

st total war... In Australia, the government took control of ordinary peoples lives' by introducing conscription and censorship. They deprived Australians at home food and soldiers at war ammunition a ... eeping their families together.Soon after the war was imminent the Australian government introduced conscription for the defence of Australia. Australia's military was made up of 80,000 men and women ...

(6 pages) 80 2 2.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

American freedom.

Conscription and the NationIn America today we feel, more than ever, detached from our political ins ...

(6 pages) 129 0 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Dismissal of Gough Whitlam.

hanges then would be seen in almost 100 years of previous Governments. The Whitlam government ended conscription and ordered the last Australian troops home from Vietnam. It brought in legislation giv ...

(5 pages) 117 2 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Tensions between the French and English speaking Canadians.

Canada is an impossible nation. Foreign Policies, such as the Naval Services Bill, the Boer War and Conscription all contribute to why Canada is an impossible nation. Political Issues involving the Co ... , and the French speaking Canadians were not. That is why it caused so much anger among the nation. Conscription was another major aspect in Canada that caused many differences to be spread throughout ...

(6 pages) 84 1 2.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Japanese military, social, political and economic reforms in the Meiji restoration.

and economic reformsin the Meiji restorationMilitary: In 1872 the Japanese military started to use conscription. This is same as drafting in the U.S.A. All conscripts had to serve a three year period ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

World War II.

in no mood to challenge Hitler. The U.S., shocked by the fall of France, began the first peacetime conscription in its history and greatly increased its military budget, but public opinion, although ...

(15 pages) 155 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"In What ways and to what extent were the lives of the British people affected by the first world war?"

r began when Germany invaded Poland and during this war many things took place such as recruitment, conscription and objection, propaganda which is where people were influenced by the things around th ... at the war was not heroic or glamorous and did not sign up. However there were not nearly enough so conscription was introduced. Source a6 talks a lot about conscription George R.I says: " it necessar ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Proposal for peace : Being a world leader in 1939, write a proposal to the president of the U.S. on 3 ways to prevent WWII.

a wise politician and will become a thorn in our backsides. 1935, he built an army and called upon conscription. 1936, he invaded Rhineland. And just last year, he moved in and took control over anne ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robert Borden - A Leader of Men?

path of independence. A successful economy, the gaining of rights to women and the introduction of conscription, serve as some examples to establish Sir Robert Laird Borden as one of the greatest lea ... uffering great losses in World War One, he was faced with a dilemma. He had a choice of introducing conscription so Canada could provide more soldiers and force all provinces within the country to ass ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why did Australia join the Vietnam War?

Australia decided to help South Vietnam by sending in reinforcements, most of them, the victims of conscription.The reasons for Australia's voluntary involvement in the war are varied. The most impor ...

(2 pages) 108 6 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Why Did War Break Out in 1939?

s level, he would rearm Germany to their level. By 1935 rearmament was well underway. This involved conscription and munitions factories.Rearmament alarmed the French who, feeling insecure, reinforced ...

(5 pages) 47 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Summary of world war 1

passenger liner is sunk, with 1,200 lives lost.London attacked from the air by German Zeppelins.1916Conscription for men aged between 18 and 41.A million casualties in ten months: Germany aims to 'ble ... Lord Kitchener ('Your country needs you') had raised over a million volunteers but, on 9 February, conscription began for men aged between 18 and 41. During the course of the war, over 4.5 million Br ...

(8 pages) 96 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Robert E. Lee

r own state armies.In the second opinion David Donald "argued that the resistance of Southerners to conscription, taxes, and limitations on speeches that were critical of the war effort fatally crippl ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Assess how propaganda/censorship was used in Britain and Germany during WWI.

, working effectively to recruit forces, vilify the enemy, raise moral on the home front, encourage conscription, to justify the war as well as to gain support of the Neutral Nations.Typically within ... tions on the home front, with recruitment a non issue with regards to the widely accepted notion of conscription and military service. Posters were also generally used to display day-to-day informatio ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

L'indépendance de Québec

ophones disent non a 80% mais parce que les anglophones sont plus nombreux et qu'ils votent oui; la conscription est passée. La distinction entre le Québec et le reste du pays ne fait pl ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

WWII timeline

ave the League of Nations1935 - The German military enters the neutral Saar region, Hitler restores conscription to the German military.1936 - The German military enters the demilitarized Rhine region ...

(8 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The 1863 Draft Riots: New York City Under Siege

For five days in July 1863, armed mobs interrupted enforcement of the first federal conscription and struggled with authorities on the streets of New York City. What began as a demonst ... s were seen as job competition. The height of the tensions came when President Lincoln enforced the Conscription Act in July 1863. This Act drastically added to the authenticity and violence of the Dr ... war effort. Emancipation was an extreme attempt to revitalize military funds in the North. Federal conscription, or drafting, looked to replenish the army. President Lincoln did not realize that both ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Teen Abortion in Canada: Dominant and Alternative Paradigms

Teen Abortion in CanadaNot since conscription has an issue separated Canadian society so greatly, and perhaps never has an issue pose ...

(6 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine