The vietnam war saw the first and only use of the draft. Sad part is if a person was in college, he didn't have to go to enlist, unless he wanted to. So basically, poor kids were snatched up and sent to die in a jungle, 1000's of miles away. Believe it or not, some students chose to go there.
Describe The Connection Between Student Unrest And The Vietnam War Noting How Each Affected The Other?
Vietnam was not the first and only use of the draft. Soldiers were drafted during the Civil War.