In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- During this period, all states and territories required men who wanted to avoid military service in the militias to pay fees or to hire substitutes.
- By the 1808 Treaty of Paris the Prussian army was restricted to a mere 42,000 men and forbidden to raise a militia.
- In fact, Esdaile asserts that, among the Spanish, the bulk of hard fighting was carried on not by popular forces like urban militias or guerrillas, but a much-maligned and suspected regular army.
- The president, who had to be a natural-born citizen of the United States, was to be commander-in-chief of the military and the state militias when brought into federal service.
- He plans to double the number of the security forces, and create a million-man militia.
- During the Revolutionary War, state governments assumed the colonies' authority to raise their short-term militias through drafts if necessary.
- These elites raised militias that freed U.S. forces from town security duties and joined garrison soldiers to hunt guerrillas in the boondocks.
- Military forces - and this included the various state militias - were raised to defend the country against England, France, and Spain.
- During the Revolutionary War, the civilian militias were, again contrary to myth, ineffective on the whole as a fighting force.
- In England the French rather than the German threat gave rise to the Volunteer Force, which supplemented the regular army and militia.
- The Senate Judiciary Committee agreed that marshals could summon both the militia and regular troops to serve in a posse comitatus.
- Under the Constitution of 1787, military training was divided, as were the nation's military institutions, between the state militias and the regular army.
- The older men were discharged from service in the militia as not fully reliable.
- The due process clause permits military justice but restricts its application to the armed forces or to the militia during times of war.
- The militia was a part-time force charged with a wide range of duties and organized at the village level, but supervised from higher echelons.
- The army is already building up civilian militias close to the gas field.
- These mindful bureaucrats limited payments to state militias that had been directly mustered into federal service or those that had been called out with authorization.
- Until the national army becomes operationally effective, parts of the regional militias will have to be maintained as local security forces under strict control of the central government.
- Assembly members railed against the government for its apparent powerlessness to stem the bloodshed and there were calls for popular militias to step in.
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