Conscription

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*Ashigaru in feudal Japan.
 
*Ashigaru in feudal Japan.
 
*Starting with Peter the Great, the army of the Tsardom of Russia was primarilly composed of conscripts, conscripts in the Imperial Russian Army served for twenty year long tours of duty until the mid 19th century.
 
*Starting with Peter the Great, the army of the Tsardom of Russia was primarilly composed of conscripts, conscripts in the Imperial Russian Army served for twenty year long tours of duty until the mid 19th century.
*During the Age of Enlightenment, it was common for navies to send out groups of men called "press gangs" to forcibly conscript people in port cities to serve as sailors.
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*During the [[Age of Enlightenment]], it was common for navies to send out groups of men called "press gangs" to forcibly conscript people in port cities to serve as sailors.
 
*The ''Levee en Masse'' during the French Revolutionary Wars produced a vast army.
 
*The ''Levee en Masse'' during the French Revolutionary Wars produced a vast army.
 
*Both the North and the South during the [[American Civil War]] engaged in conscription, although it was unpopular.
 
*Both the North and the South during the [[American Civil War]] engaged in conscription, although it was unpopular.

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