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An executive order was issued by President Woodrow Wilson in November 1917 requiring the registration of German born men ages fourteen and older who had not been naturalized. Registration occurred the the nearest United States District Court. German born women were required to register starting in April of 1918.
How Our Ancestors Were Affected by Social History Doing your family history is not just names, dates and places, it is also the life, times and events that made up their everyday existence. Many such occurrences might have had a dramatic affect on the course of their life and their descendants – you in fact. So when putting together the family history, put some time into learning more about the social history that ancestor lived through. #ancestors #familyhistory #SocialHistory #history #fam
Know the Epidemics That Might Have Affected Your Ancestors| Most of the major epidemics involved the following diseases. Yellow fever, measles, influenza, cholera, smallpox, typhus, scarlet fever and typhoid were the great epidemics affecting different regions within the United States and the European continent at different times from the 1600s to the early 20th century. #epidemics #FamilyMedicalTree #familyhistory #familytree #genealogy #ancestors