Download The Prohibition Era: Temperance in the United States by Louise Chipley Slavicek PDF

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By Louise Chipley Slavicek

'The Prohibition period' examines the social, political, and fiscal elements that resulted in the banning of alcohol and its eventual reinstatement as a felony beverage. This publication is acceptable to be used in secondary schooling, and lines biographical sidebars, a chronology, a timeline, and footnotes.

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Although the Congressional investigation failed to turn up any evidence of treasonous activities by the Alliance, in the midst of all the negative publicity generated by the probe the organization disbanded, thereby depriving the brewing industry of one of its most loyal supporters. Victory By December 1917, the prohibition proposal had finally made its way through both chambers of Congress. Given the large number of drys voted into Congress in 1916, no one was surprised when the resolution easily won the ­two-­thirds majority required for approval, with the Senate voting 62 to 20 and the House 282 to 128 in favor of the new amendment.

Urban saloons were convenient places for male community members (females were typically excluded) to hold labor union, charitable, and political ­meetings, ­discuss The Prohibition Movement Gains Momentum i­ mportant community issues, or connect with potential employers, as well as to relax over a glass of beer or whiskey.  got together and socialized, but it also served as their only available employment agency and club. ”4 The typical urban saloon charged nothing for these amenities and conveniences.

Although most Americans either stopped or at least decreased their consumption of alcoholic beverages from 1920 until 1933, when the Eighteenth Amendment was repealed, a sizable minority did not. Indeed, no sooner had the Volstead Act gone into effect than Americans began to dream up ways to get around the restrictive legislation. Historians can only speculate regarding how many Americans drank illegally for the 13 years that national Prohibition lasted. What scholars can say with some certainty, however, is that most of the drinking that occurred during the Prohibition Era took place in America’s rapidly growing urban areas.

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