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Introduction

Introduction  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0001
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9780190280109
From 1920 to 1933 the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution banned the production, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages. The Introduction explains that this VSI ... More
5. 1866–1900: Industrialization and its consequences

5. 1866–1900: Industrialization and its consequences  

Paul S. Boyer

in American History: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.003.0005
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chapter
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Industrialization sparked a series of social changes as people poured into the cities. The new capitalist elite flaunted its wealth and political might, and class divisions increased. ... More
American History: A Very Short Introduction

American History: A Very Short Introduction  

Paul S. Boyer

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.001.0001
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book
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9780195389142
American History: A Very Short Introduction spans the earliest migrations to the present looking at the United States's failures to live up to its oft-stated ideals. The ... More
7. 1920–1945: From conflict to global power

7. 1920–1945: From conflict to global power  

Paul S. Boyer

in American History: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.003.0007
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chapter
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9780195389142
1920 to 1945 was a period of transformation. In 1920, the United States was a provincial society on the margin of global affairs. By the end of World War II, America's international ... More

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