The purpose of the Selective Service Act was to allow the U.S. government to draft soldiers after the United States entered World War I. At the time of the Selective Service Act, the Western Front was in dire need of tro... More »

The Selective Service Act in the United States gives the president the power to draft citizens into the military. The first Selective Service Act was passed by Congress on May 18, 1917 in response to World War I. Since 1... More »

The Selective Service System allows registration online, via a post office mail-in form, through high school registrars or when applying for college loans with a Federal Student Financial Aid form. The SSS is the militar... More »

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Located in Columbia, South Carolina, Fort Jackson is a U.S. Army base and combat training center that dates back to 1917, when the United States entered World War I. First known as Camp Jackson, Fort Jackson is named in ... More »

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The Espionage and Sedition Acts made it illegal to speak out against about the government during America's involvement in World War I. While these acts applied to all Americans, it took a heavy toll on both immigrants an... More »

While Hummel figurines were very popular in the United States after World War II and commanded high prices into the 1970s, prices dropped drastically in subsequent decades. As of June 2014, Hummel figurines usually fetch... More »

Among the laws passed in the United States during World War I were the War Revenue Act, the Sedition Act and the Espionage Act. These laws restricted freedom of speech and authorized the government to mulct more money fr... More »