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Hawks Robert S. McNamara Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy, and Johnson administrations. Henry Kissinger for his work prior to becoming National Security Advisor. Lyndon B. Johnson for his escalation of the war. John F. Kennedy for his involvement prior to the declaration of war. Doves John Lennon for his activism. Ron Dellums for his election ...


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Wikipedia's page on conscription actually gives a pretty good breakdown. In WWII, males between 18 and 64 were required to register, but the selections were limited by executive order on December 5, 1942 from from 21–45 to 18–38. Assuming the citation (George Q. Flynn, The Draft, 1940–1973) is correct, 50 million men from 18 to 45 were registered. The ...


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A general trend I have noticed in French history, dating from the fall of France after the defeat at Waterloo and the subsequent losses in the Congress of Vienna, is that there is a strong urge to regain a sense of international prestige. Through out the nineteenth century France slowly degrades from being the world capital of liberal democracy and ...



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