Prohibition
Prohibition is the legal act of prohibiting the manufacture, storage in barrels, bottles, transportation and sale of alcohol including alcoholic beverages. The term can also apply to periods in the hi...
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10 Things You Should Know About Prohibition
Ninety-five years after its inception, learn 10 fascinating facts about America’s nearly 14-year “noble experiment” in alcohol prohibition.
Prohibition in the United States
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. It was p...
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Prohibition in Canada
The prohibition of alcohol in Canada arose in various stages, from the possibility of local municipal bans in the late 19th century, to provincial bans in the early 20th century, to national prohibiti...
Alcoholic beverages in Sweden
Alcoholic beverages in Sweden are as common as in most of the western world. Sweden is historically part of the vodka belt, with high consumption of distilled beverages and binge drinking, but during ...
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Algoth Niska
Algoth Niska (5 December 1888 – 28 May 1954) was a Finnish bootlegger and adventurer. He was born in Viipuri in 1888 and was the youngest child. When his father died in 1903, the family moved to Helsi...
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Prohibition in Russian Empire and Soviet Union
Prohibition in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union existed during 1914-1925. The Russian term is "сухой закон" (sukhoy zakon, literally "dry law").
Prohibition as introduced in the Russian Empire ...
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Bootleg
Bootleg, bootlegs, bootlegger, bootleggers, bootlegged or bootlegging may refer to:In crime:In copyright infringement:In business:In apparel:In films and television:In music:Other:
Temperance movement
A temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Temperance movements typically criticize excessive alcohol consumption, promote complete abstinence (teetotal...
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10 Things You Should Know About Prohibition
Ninety-five years after its inception, learn 10 fascinating facts about America’s nearly 14-year “noble experiment” in alcohol prohibition.
Iron law of prohibition
The iron law of prohibition is a term coined by Richard Cowan in 1986 which posits that as law enforcement becomes more intense, the potency of prohibited substances increases. Cowan put it this way: ...
George Cassiday
George L. Cassiday, Sr. (1892–1967) was one of the leading Congressional bootleggers during National Prohibition. Known as “the man in the green hat,” he sold liquor for ten years to congressmen and s...
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Catholic temperance movement
Catholic involvement in the temperance movement has been very strong since at least the nineteenth century with a number of specifically Catholic societies formed to encourage moderation or total abst...
Norwegian prohibition referendum, 1919
A referendum on introduction prohibition was held in Norway on 5 and 6 October 1919. Partial prohibition had been in effect since 1917, and the prohibition proposal did not include all types of alcoho...
Icelandic prohibition referendum, 1908
A prohibition referendum was held in Iceland on 11 April 1908, the first referendum to be held in the country. Voters were asked whether they approved of a ban on importing alcohol. It was approved by...
Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
The Eighteenth Amendment (Amendment XVIII) of the United States Constitution effectively established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States by declaring illegal the production, tr...
Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia
Neo-prohibitionism
Neo-prohibitionism (also spelled neoprohibitionism and neo-Prohibitionism) is the belief that the influence of alcohol in society should be reduced through legislation and policies which further res...
Al Capone
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone (/æl kəˈpoʊn/; January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended wh...
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Prohibition in Finland
Prohibition is the legal act of prohibiting the manufacture, storage in barrels, bottles, transportation and sale of alcohol including alcoholic beverages. The term can also apply to periods in the hi...
Prohibition in Finland - Wikipedia
Prohibition in Iceland
Prohibition in Iceland went into effect in 1915 and lasted, to some extent, until 1 March 1989 (since celebrated as "Beer Day"). The ban had originally prohibited all alcohol, but from 1935 onward onl...
The Drunkard
The Drunkard; or, The Fallen Saved is an American temperance play first performed in 1844. A drama in five acts, it was perhaps the most popular play produced in the United States before the dramatiza...
Norwegian continued prohibition referendum, 1926
A consultative and facultative referendum on continuing with prohibition was held in Norway on 18 October 1926. Partial prohibition had been effective since 1917, and following a 1919 referendum, spir...