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On Conscription

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08/06/2014Daniel Webster

During America's first great war, waged against Great Britain, the Madison Administration tried to introduce a conscription bill into Congress. This bill called forth one of Daniel Webster's most eloquent efforts, in a powerful opposition to conscription.

Volume 1, Number 2; Autumn 1965


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Webster, Daniel. "On Conscription." Left and Right 1, No. 2 (Autumn 1965): 68-72.