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Uncle Sam’s Efforts

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/9781469643274.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

With the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment, the federal government developed and enforcement strategy that charged the U.S. Coast Guard with preventing the illegal importation of liquor on the high ... More


Semper Paratus: The U.S. Coast Guard's Flotilla 10 at Omaha Beach

Mark A. Snell

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers both a valuable overview of the United States Coast Guard's role in World War II as well as an in-depth examination of this often forgotten service in the ... More


The Modern Age Matures

William D. Wilkinson

in American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033341
eISBN:
9780813039022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033341.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

On January 28, 1915, a bill that concerned merging the U.S. Life-Saving Service with the U.S Revenue Cutter Service became law, and the new organization was referred to as the U.S. Coast Guard. The ... More


Booze Cops in Cuba

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/9781469643274.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

While the United States established anti-smuggling treaties with many countries, and a “Rum Treaty” with Cuba, it was a small band of undercover agents in Havana who stopped the liquor traffic out of ... More


Rethinking the Black Atlantic: Trans-American Regimes of Violence, Epistemological Occlusions

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The longest periods of migration out of Haiti took place during the Duvalier dictatorship from 1957–1971. These migrations were a great cause of concern for neighboring states because of the ... More


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