Some articles on allotment system, system, allotment systems, allotment:
... The allotment system (Swedish indelningsverket Finnish ruotujakolaitos) was a system used in Sweden for keeping a trained army at all times ... This system came into use in around 1640, and was replaced in the early 1900s by the Swedish Armed Forces conscription system ... Two different allotment systems have been in use in Sweden they are the old allotment system (äldre indelningsverket) and the new allotment system (yngre indelningsverket), the latter ...
... In 1812, a new system was introduced, requiring all males between age 20 and 25 to serve in the armed forces twelve days a year, changing in 1858 to ... At the same time, the new allotment system remained in use up until 1901, when mandatory conscription, with 8–9 months of military service, was introduced ... The allotment system was finally abolished in 1901 ...
... The most important provision of the AAA was the provision for crop reductions—the "domestic allotment" system, which was intended to raise prices for farm commodities ... The most controversial component of the anti-deflationary domestic allotment system was the large-scale destruction of existing crops and livestock to reduce surpluses ... Roosevelt felt that without the allotment system, the decreasing commodity prices would have worsened the Great Depression significantly ...
Famous quotes containing the words system and/or allotment:
“For us necessity is not as of old an image without us, with whom we can do warfare; it is a magic web woven through and through us, like that magnetic system of which modern science speaks, penetrating us with a network subtler than our subtlest nerves, yet bearing in it the central forces of the world.”
—Walter Pater (18391894)
“Now I hold Creation in my foot
Or fly up, and revolve it all slowly
I kill where I please because it is all mine.
There is no sophistry in my body:
My manners are tearing off heads
The allotment of death.”
—Ted Hughes (b. 1930)