- Select two countries to learn about the history of conscription in those countries during World War I
- Watch the video and use the link below the video to dive into this learning
- What is conscription?
- Select your two countries, make sure you have your notes labeled for which country you are choosing.
- What was the process the government engaged in to get more soldiers into their military?
- What were the arguments for and against "forced" military service?
- How did the people treat each other if their neighbors refused or spoke against conscription?
More Information/Links - Against the Odds: The Victory Over Conscription During WW1
More Information/Links - Conscription in Canada
More Information/Links - Between Acceptance and Refusal - Soldiers' Attitudes Towards War (Russian Empire)
United States of America
More Information/Links - How World War I Changed America