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
 
*Starting with Peter the Great, the army of the Tsardom of Russia was primarilly composed of conscripts
*The''Levee en Masse'' during the French Revolutionary Wars produced a vast army
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*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, though this was unpopular.
 
*Both the North and the South during the [[American Civil War]] engaged in conscription, though this was unpopular.
 
*Conscription was commonplace during the Great War and Second World War
 
*Conscription was commonplace during the Great War and Second World War
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Conscription refers to a military body gaining recruits through making service compulsory.

Historic Instances of Conscription

  • The Army of the Qin Dynasty was based around universal conscription
  • The Roman Army was based around conscription until the Marian Reforms
  • Various instances of Feudal Levies
  • Ashigaru in Feudal Japan
  • Starting with Peter the Great, the army of the Tsardom of Russia was primarilly composed of conscripts
  • 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, though this was unpopular.
  • Conscription was commonplace during the Great War and Second World War
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