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Militias in our country come in all sizes and shapes they offer a wide variety of purposes They started off as minutemen in the American Revolution They have been perpetuated by society as a negative group but believed to fight for the war against evil They have also changed rapidly throughout the years by their characteristics and there involvement with the nation Some are more interested in selling goods and merchandise than anything else Others are very closed to the outside world and will give little information about them Still a third type is secret underground and shy away from even admitting they exist All across the nation militias have been training for war they know feds will be attacking sometime soon there Guns silencers explosives fuses blasting caps and hand grenades are what their fighting for to them its there freedom On the other side the government knows the militias will be ready to fight to the death for their independence their land and their family values Militias have no centralized structure In the beginning they started off as part-time citizen-soldiers minutemen who were trained to serve in times of emergency Initially militias were a means of military training for men and were intended for defensive purposes During the American Revolution 1775-1783 white men were away from home fighting as minutemen white women often wives of these minutemen filled in and served as the armed forces defending their homesIn 1792 the federal Uniform Militia Law was created and required free white men ages 16 to 45 to arm themselves to defend their towns and there nation In regards to that the federal government decided to maintain only a small standing national army This standing army was called militias and each state had their own men for the job which responded to both national and international emergencies although they were used as a defensive force The states were responsible for the maintenance of the
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