Chapter 23-pgs 772-777 - A.P.US Mods6/7/8 Notesforpgs.772777

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A.P. US Artem Kholodenko Mods 6/7/8 0109 Notes for pgs. 772 – 777 Mobilizing at Home,   Fighting in France Raising an Army Service Act of May 18, 1917 IQ Testing Organizing the Economy for   War Day-Time Savings Time - WWI lightly touched USA compared to other countries - Europe was in war for 4 years – US for 19 months and Europe  had 70% casualties – US 8% - The US army was unprepared for the war with only 120,000 +  80,000 guardsmen - Ammo was only enough for 2 days of fighting - Army chief  Peyton C. Marsh  and  Newton D. Baker  took on this  task - This act required all young men between 21 and 30 (later  expanded 18-45) to register for military service - First draft-registration was on June 5, 1917 - Regiments received numbers and draftees were blindfolded and  chosen by lottery - By Nov. 1918 over 24 mil were registered; 3 mil drafted - National Guardsmen and Volunteers went to 4.3 mil - The plan called for several months of training, but for some it was  only a few weeks before being shipped off - American Psychological Ass. Saw these men as great testers of  IQ (intelligence quotient) - Some flunked and were “stupid”, causing discussion of raising the  stupidity level in the nation - The men were trained and took tests, calisthenics, peeled  potatoes, and learned bayonets; in free time they saw movies and 
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course OXFORD 69 taught by Professor Dicklebery during the Spring '12 term at American InterContinental University Dunwoody.

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Chapter 23-pgs 772-777 - A.P.US Mods6/7/8 Notesforpgs.772777

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