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The Noble Experiment (1929–31)

Sean Beienburg

in Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Herbert Hoover’s more aggressive enforcement helped inflame anti-prohibition sentiment, contributing to several states’ decisions to revoke their own concurrent enforcement laws even as they ... More


Ratifying and Implementing the Sheppard Amendment (1918–21)

Sean Beienburg

in Prohibition, the Constitution, and States' Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631943
eISBN:
9780226632278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632278.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment proved surprisingly easy in most of the country, which forced state legislators, governors, and others to try to understand the constitutional obligations of ... More


The Legislation of Morality and the Problem of Pain

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the “classic” experiment with the regulation of substance abuse culminated in the provision in the Eighteenth Amendment. It illustrates the problem in the case of Gonzales v. ... More


THE DRY MILLENNIUM DAWNS

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The 1920s began with the advent of the Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition, which Mencken viewed as the ultimate violation of the civil liberties that he cherished. His battle against Prohibition was ... More


“Kid” Butler, the Columbia Catamount, vs. “Wild Bill” Borah, the Boise Bearcat

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Nicholas Murray Butler's views on various political issues in the United States. After losing the Republican Party nomination for president to Warren Harding in 1920, Butler ... More


Introduction

Lisa Lindquist Dorr

in A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643274
eISBN:
9781469643298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643274.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

While most histories of Prohibition focus on the northeastern United States and the organized crime that flourished during the era, this book turns the attention to the South. The South's proximity ... More


Judicial Appointments in Sri Lanka: A Politicized Trajectory

Rehan Abeyratne

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This essay describes the trajectory followed by judicial appointments in Sri Lanka, under its different constitutions, and how each Constitution has been successively less protective of judicial ... More


Prohibition and Its Aftermath

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Prohibition in the United States and Canada. In the United States, concern about the drinking of hard liquor led to the first state prohibitory law in Maine in 1851, which ... More


Anything That Ought to Be Done: The Triumph of Clericalism

Joseph Locke

in Making the Bible Belt: Texas Prohibitionists and the Politicization of Southern Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190216283
eISBN:
9780190216313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216283.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

Fleeting political defeats could not blunt the rising power of Texas’s evangelical activists, and clerics’ cloistered denominational worlds sustained their efforts through all of the bitter political ... More


Making the Bible Belt: Texas Prohibitionists and the Politicization of Southern Religion

Joseph Locke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190216283
eISBN:
9780190216313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216283.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

By reconstructing the religious crusade to achieve prohibition in Texas, Making the Bible Belt reveals how southern religious leaders overcame long-standing anticlerical traditions and built a ... More


An Unstable Equilibrium: The PPP, the MQM, and Sindhi Nationalists (1988–2020)

Asma Faiz

in In Search of Lost Glory: Sindhi Nationalism in Pakistan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197567135
eISBN:
9780197583340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567135.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter analyses the nationalist conflict in Sindh since 1988. It examines the multiple stints of the PPP in power, the dismissal of its governments at the Centre and in Sindh and the deepening ... More


Introduction

Joseph Locke

in Making the Bible Belt: Texas Prohibitionists and the Politicization of Southern Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190216283
eISBN:
9780190216313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216283.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

The introduction presents the book’s major argument that, through the politics of prohibition, ambitious evangelical leaders were able to inject themselves into southern life and create the political ... More


Sindhi Nationalists: From Party Politics to Everyday Nationalism

Asma Faiz

in In Search of Lost Glory: Sindhi Nationalism in Pakistan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197567135
eISBN:
9780197583340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567135.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses the narrative of the three icons of Sindhi nationalism—G. M. Syed, Ibrahim Joyo and Shaikh Ayaz—and analyzes the separatist Sindhudesh detour as a sign of intra-ethnic ... More


Conclusion

Asma Faiz

in In Search of Lost Glory: Sindhi Nationalism in Pakistan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197567135
eISBN:
9780197583340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567135.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The conclusion sums up the key findings about the politics and sociology of Sindhi nationalism, beginning with identity construction in Sindh during the British period, inspired by crucial changes in ... More


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