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This article published in the Topeka Capital addresses the decision by the Kansas State Board of Agriculture to deny Kansas Mennonites desire for Conscientious Objector status that would exempt them from service in World War I. In addition, the article also includes the arguments of C.B. Schmidt, who argues in favor of granting Conscientious Objector status to the Mennonites.

Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: January 13, 1918

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This article can be used to introduce students to the pro vs. con arguments in favor of granting Conscientious Objector status to Mennonites in Kansas.

KS: 11th: 1.7.: challenges German Americans faced in Kansas during World War I

Item Number: 213503
Call Number: K 341.3, Clipp., v.1, p. 1-123, Sedition, espionage, etc.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213503

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