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2016-09-27 U.S. History - Substitutes during Revolutionary War:

I don't think slaves were used as substitutes.  I could be wrong on that point, but I've never heard of that situation.  Many men of substance paid others to take their place in militia units going off

2016-09-27 U.S. History - Substitutes during Revolutionary War:

Hello,    During the Revolution, there was no federal government to draft soldiers. The Continental Congress passed several laws asking the States to meet quotas for the Continental Army.  For the most

2016-09-24 U.S. History - History Fair:

Hello,    Mohammad Ali is most famously remembered for his refusal to participate in the draft during the Vietnam War.  Although he was the undisputed champion at the time, his stand resulted in his losing

2016-09-21 U.S. History - overlooked facts about the rev. war:

The Mohawks had a close relationship with the British.  Sir William Johnson who was the Indian Agent for the King in North America lived with the Mohawks.  He had numerous relationships and many children

2016-09-19 U.S. History - overlooked facts about the rev. war:

Hello,    I suppose your story depends on exactly where it is set.  Many Native Americans lived among the colonists and lived as they did, as farmers or laborers.  Others still lived separately in their

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