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Originally posted by justyc
just wondering, but does anybody know when the last time 'martial law' was used in america and under what circumstances?
is it a regular occurance following natural disasters of this sort or is this the first time it has declared, any other time just being called a 'state of emergency' and what is the difference? (if any)
Originally posted by SpittinCobra
The Territory of Hawaii
During World War II (1941 to 1944) what is now the State of Hawaii was held under martial law.