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The United States Army was institutionalized on June 14th, 1775, when the Continental Congress began enlisting men to serve for one year.  This took place because when the American Revolution broke out all that was had was rebel conlonists, so when the spring of 1775 came and they were about to confront British troops in Massachussetts, these men had to re-organize their forces quickly to compete against a seasoned professionals.  Though their apparel was not very conducive to protect them from being seen all of them were well trained.  So it was then that Congress voted to create a draft...

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