Scandinavia and the World

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Armed to immobilize 3 9, 11:40pm

@Newnetherlander And the point of a Militia in the 18th Century was to server as a defensive force for the nation in the event that it was threatened by a slave revolt, attacks by Native Americans who were angry at being displaced from their lands, or invasion by a foreign country because at the time there wasn't a standing army of professional soldiers.