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Why did congress pass a selective service act.

Selective Service System: History and Records
The obligation of a man to register is imposed by the Military Selective Service Act. The Act establishes and governs the operations of the Selective ...
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Selective Service Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Selective Service Training Act. ... The Selective Service Act (or Selective Draft Act, 40 Stat. ...
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Selective Service System - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Selective Service Act (40 Stat. 76) was passed by the Congress of the ... The Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 was passed by the Congress of ...
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Selective Service Act
The Selective Service Act was drafted by Brigadier General Hugh Johnson after the United States entered the First World War. The law authorized President ...
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