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Conclusion

Joe L. Coker

in Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While the prohibition movement did not originate in the South, it was in this region that it found its greatest success between 1880 and 1915. Most southerners were opposed to the cause during the ... More


Disseminating Accurate and Balanced Marijuana Education: An Opportunity for the Policy Reform Movement

Roger A. Roffman and Anne Nicoll

in Pot Politics: Marijuana and the Costs of Prohibition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195188028
eISBN:
9780199893577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188028.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

This chapter argues that the anti-prohibition movement will enhance its effectiveness in promoting liberalized policy and will better serve the public if the movement's mission is expanded to include ... More


An “Unscrupulous Jewish Type of Mind”: Jewish Alcohol Entrepreneurs and Their Critics

Marni Davis

in Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720288
eISBN:
9780814744093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720288.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains the emergence of a toxic image of the Jewish alcohol purveyor—a new iteration of the image of the Jewish economic villain in the United States. It discusses how political and ... More


Introduction

Joe L. Coker

in Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines how evangelicals in southern US states, particularly in Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama, came to embrace the prohibition movement during the antebellum period, focusing on how they ... More


To Root Out a Bad Habit

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the impact of the Prohibition on American drinking habits. In 1919, Congress approved the National Prohibition Act, popularly called the Volstead Act, which effectively banned ... More


Rabbis and Other Bootleggers: Jews as Prohibition-Era Alcohol Entrepreneurs

Marni Davis

in Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720288
eISBN:
9780814744093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720288.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the Jews' bootlegging activities, with particular attention to the “rabbinic wine scandals” engendered by the Volstead Act's sacramental wine dispensation. Prohibition ... More


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