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Boomer’s Time Out

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Quinlin O’Connell Wednesday, 14 October 2009 05:43 Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 05:43 Hits: 5339




Responding to pressure from the temperance movement and their efforts to moderate/prohibit public alcohol consumption the Volstead Act was proposed December 18, 1917.  After approval by 36 of 48 states the Volstead Act was ratified on January16, 1919.  Despite President Woodrow Wilson’s veto the National Prohibition Act was affected on January 16, 1920 and 1,520 Federal Prohibition Agents were dispatched to enforce the 18th Amendment to our United States Constitution.

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