Conscription

Conscription refers to compulsory military service, usually called “the draft” in the United
States. While several European democracies do use conscription for military service, currently the United States does not. Nevertheless, the Selective Service Act (most recently reactivated in 1980) does require all American males between the ages of 18 and 26 to register with the Selective Service in case the draft is reinstated.>/p>