Articles Tagged “volstead act”

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    Prohibition Did What?: A Beer-Goggled Look at the Volstead Act of 1920

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    Celebrating 75 years of Beer

    The Volstead Act, also known as the National Prohibition Act, established the legal basis for the federal government to enforce the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within the United States and its territories. The bill was vetoed by President Woodrow Wilson but overridden [...]