The Temperance Movement was definitely successful in achieving their goal of lowering the rate of alcohol consumption in the United States. Consumption of alcohol in 1850 had been lowered to 2 gallons per year, and eventually in 1851, Maine became the first state to prohibit its sale completely.
prohibition posters This poster played on the emotions of the citizens to either spend their spare and extra cash on drinks or funding soldiers. A rhetoric poster promoting prohibition which was most effective.
Revolutionary War Timeline – Events of The American Revolution. My biggest complaint is it neglects the critical Battle of Saratoga, which is the reason the French signed the alliance in the first place.
The separate Volstead Act set down methods of enforcing the Eighteenth Amendment, and defined which "intoxicating liquors" were prohibited, and which were excluded from prohibition (e., for medical and religious purposes).
Both for and against the Amendment to the Constitution.
Happy Repeal Day! Today marks the 84th anniversary of the 21st Amendment being passed! Come celebrate the freedom at Southern Distilling Company with our award-winning Southern Star Bourbon Whiskeys. We’ll raise our glass to that! Cheers, y’all!