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banks and large financial interests. B. NORTHERN MILITARY MOBILIZATION: Often when war begins there is far greater enthusiasm to fight than later as the war progresses. Thus initially government can often rely on voluntary efforts to create an army but later must move to a draft or forced conscription which often creates huge political problems especially in a democracy where the government passing laws must win reelection to stay in power. 1. List and explain the TWO main ways the Union raised an army to fight the Civil War.
males were eligible to be drafted. BUT a man could escape service by hiring someone to go in his place or by paying a government fee of $300. (9) Although only about 46,000 men were ever actually conscripted, the draft greatly increased voluntary enlistments. 2. What effect did the government’s draft law, conscription, have on the political climate and support for the war among people in the North? forced
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