The Cullen-Harrison Act
The Cullen–Harrison Act, named for its sponsors, Senator Pat Harrison and Representative Thomas H. Cullen, enacted by the United States Congress March 21, 1933 and signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt the following day, legalized the sale in the United States of beer with an alcohol content of 3.2% (by weight) and wine of similarly low alcohol content, thought to be too low to be intoxicating, effective April 7, 1933.
Competition law, known in the United States as antitrust law, is law that promotes or maintains market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies.
Bootlegging, or Rum-running, the illegal transport of alcoholic beverages
By Denis Zelvys
The 21st Amendment
The Twenty-first Amendment (Amendment XXI) to the United States Constitution repealed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which had mandated nationwide Prohibition on alcohol on January 17, 1920.
By Denis Zelvys
The Critcal Period Part 3
In this video lesson, Mr. Muller will be discussing America's Critical Period. The term Critical Period, coined by John Fiske (philosopher) in 1888 with his book 'The Critical Period of American History', refers to the 1780s, a time right after the American Revolution where the future of the newly formed nation was in the balance.
By Scott Muller
was the leading organization lobbying for prohibition in the United States in the early 20th century
The 20th Amendment
The Twentieth Amendment (Amendment XX) to the United States Constitution establishes the beginning and ending of the terms of the elected federal offices.
The 17th Amendment
The Seventeenth Amendment (Amendment XVII) to the United States Constitution established direct election of United States Senators by popular vote.