The Formation of a National Federal Reserve for the U.S. Army Research Paper by baba

The Formation of a National Federal Reserve for the U.S. Army
An examination of the U.S. Army Reserves and National Guard.
# 65984 | 3,900 words | 11 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on May 25, 2006 in History (U.S. After 1865) , History (U.S. World Wars) , History (U.S. 1900-1930)


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This paper studies the formation and emergence of the U.S. Army Reserves and National Guard, from volunteer state run militias to a federal reserve and federally controlled National Guard. Through the Spanish American War of 1898, the Dick Act of 1903, the National Defense Acts and two World Wars, this paper traces the wars and events that shaped and molded a modern military power. The paper also examines the political and social ramifications of establishing an extended military.

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"Throughout American history, Americans have generally disliked a strong military. This "antimilitarism" as some historians' term it has dated back since the Revolutionary War. One prominent historian reports: "in resentment of red-coat garrisons in the colonies before the American Revolution, their presence becoming the primary cause of the Revolution." A standing army came to be depicted as a threat to individual liberties and as an oppressor of republican governments. Most people saw the military as only necessary in war, thus the general idea was that the army was praised during war but ridiculed during peacetime."

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