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The memorandum addresses the subject of military preparedness which is of great interest to the people of the United States. Universal service would fulfill the interests of those with varying points of view, but the way in which it is presented will determine how it is received by the American people. The author suggests a way in which to present the benefits of universal service, including a greater sense of responsibility and duty to the nation and the integration of new immigrants.
World War (1914-1918), Military readiness, Draft, Citizenship, United States
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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