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In the News (Mon 24 Jun 19)

  
 California Wine Industry Veterans Commemorate 70th Anniversary Year of Repeal of Prohibition
When National Prohibition was finally repealed in 1933, it was not about drink, but the political necessity of returning the rights back to the states, including for the first time, control over interstate commerce, explained Charles Sullivan.
SAN FRANCISCO -Prohibition era veterans shared a series of anecdotes and recollections at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco February 20, 2003 to initiate a year-long commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Repeal of National Prohibition.
Partnerships with national media are being pursued to gain broadcast time across the country to educate the public on Prohibition's long-term effects on American attitudes towards alcohol beverages and Repeal's influence on the origin and multiplicity of local and state laws throughout the 50 states.
www.wineinstitute.org /communications/statistics/repeal_feb20.htm

  
 United Kingdom general election, 1931 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Due to this, and the previous Labour government's failure to tackle the economic crisis, the Labour vote fell sharply, and the Conservatives, led by Stanley Baldwin won a huge majority, although the prime minister of the resulting National Government was still Ramsay MacDonald.
The decision of MacDonald to join the National Government with the Conservatives had lead the Labour Party to expell him from the party, which split into two groups (The Labour Party and the National Labour Party).
In August 1931 MacDonald quit the government to form the multi-party National Government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/UK_general_election,_1931   (200 words)

  
 prohibition on Encyclopedia.com
Prohibition had now become a national political issue, with a growing Prohibition party and support from a number of rural, religious, and business groups.
Bibliography: See Report on the Enforcement of the Prohibition Laws (1931) by the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement (Wickersham Commission); C. Warburton, The Economic Results of Prohibition (1932, repr.
After the war national prohibition became the law, the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution forbidding the manufacture, sale, import, or export of intoxicating liquors.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/p1/prohibit.asp   (683 words)

  
 1896: Prohibition
Prohibitionists were the only party that consistently endorsed national woman suffrage, and a substantial part of the party's convention delegates were women from the WCTU.
He was chairman of the State Prohibition Convention of 1887 and again in 1893, and also a delegate to the National conventions of 1888 and 1892....
A minority faction of Republicans supported national prohibition, as did some Populists (mostly in the West rather than the South).
projects.vassar.edu /1896/prohibition.html   (730 words)

  
 U.S. presidential candidate has single plank: No booze
To prove this, he rattles off statistics like a political candidate, which, in fact, he is. As the National Prohibition Party nominee for U.S. president, Amondson doesn't have a platform.
Amondson, the National Prohibition Party nominee for president, plans a quiet time at home tomorrow night.
Last year, the national party asked him to be its candidate.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /local/197609_dry01.html   (878 words)

  
 Prohibition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prohibitionists had some success even before national prohibition; in 1905, three American states had already outlawed alcohol; by 1912, it was up to nine states; and, by 1916, legal prohibition was already in effect in 26 of the 48 states.
In the United States, Prohibition was accomplished by means of the Eighteenth Amendment to the national Constitution (ratified January 16, 1919) and the Volstead Act (passed October 28, 1919).
Prohibition was enforced in Iceland from 1915 to 1922 (with beer prohibited until 1989), in Norway from 1916 to 1927 and in Finland between 1919 and 1932.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prohibition   (3311 words)

  
 Political parties, interest groups, and other movements around the world
America's Open Debates Foundation is a national foundation committed to networking existing "free election" organizations, every legitimate national party, ballot access and election reform movements into one cooperative, unified and powerful voice.
Cascadian National Party, independence for Washington and Oregon
Third Parties '96 is a movement to build a new mainstream political party
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /parties.htm   (1003 words)

  
 NTI: Country Overviews: Yugoslavia: Chemical Chronology
Croatia submits its initial declaration under the terms of the Chemical Weapons Convention to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague.
The staff of National Authorities for the implementation of the CWC and chemical industry representatives were the target audience for this course.
At the request of, and in cooperation with, the National Authority of Slovenia, the Technical Secretariat of the OPCW holds a national course in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
www.nti.org /e_research/profiles/Yugoslavia/Chemical/4000_5047.html   (1221 words)

  
 Judgment 2032 - ILO Administrative Tribunal
The complainant, a German national born in 1927, was employed by the Preparatory Commission for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons as a legal expert under a series of intermittent short-term contracts between January 1994 and May 1997.
The temporary presence of the complainant in the Netherlands during periods of employment with the Preparatory Commission and the OPCW was not sufficient to affect his status as a resident of Germany for German national tax purposes.
The Organisation's insistence that the complainant must exhaust all national remedies has placed the burden to protect his immunity from taxation on him, which breaches the Organisation's obligations.
www.ilo.org /public/english/tribunal/fulltext/2032.htm   (3835 words)

  
 UN Chronicle: 'Chemical Weapons Convention unique test case.'
The prohibitions in the treaty have to be translated from international law--binding only on States--to national law, which is imposed by the State on the individual.
Responsible for implementing the Convention is the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which has been established in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Inspections are conducted by OPCW inspectors, while national governments have to set up a National Authority to collect and compile data and report it in turn to the OPCW.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1309/is_n3_v34/ai_20267836   (1342 words)

  
 The Prohibition Party
Please make checks payable to "Prohibition National Committee"
Welcome to the home page of the Prohibition Party - the oldest "third party" in the United States.
Read the October 2005 and November 2005 issues of The National Statesman- our monthly publication (in PDF format)
www.prohibition.org   (109 words)

  
 Prohibition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National Prohibition reduced the consumption of alcoholic beverages by Americans by 50 percent, and thus reduced cirrhosis of the liver by 63 percent, mental hospital admissions for alcohol psychosis by 60 percent and arrests for drunk and disorderly behavior by 50 percent.
Prohibitionists had some success even before national prohibition; in 1905 three American states had already outlawed alcohol, by 1912 it was up to nine states, and by 1916, legal prohibition was already in effect in 26 of the 48 states.
The Twenty-first Amendment, which repealed nationwide prohibition, explicitly gives states the right to restrict or ban the purchase and sale of alcohol; this has led to a patchwork of laws, in which alcohol may be legally sold in some but not all towns or counties within a state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prohibition   (109 words)

  
 Prohibition Party
This party is documented in the papers of Earl F. Dodge, Delmar Gibbons, and Merritt Moore, and in the records of the Prohibition Party National Committee.
The Prohibition Party was founded in 1869 to promote national prohibition.
The party is still active, although no Prohibition candidate has run for governor since 1960.
www.umich.edu /~bhl/bhl/mhchome/parties/prohibit.htm   (84 words)

  
 Prohibition Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National prohibition was repealed by the 21st Amendment in 1933.
As the name implies, the party advocates the prohibition of the use of beverages containing alcohol and was an integral part of the temperance movement.
From 1977 to 1980, the party was called the National Statesman Party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Prohibition_Party   (84 words)

  
 Search Encyclopedia.com
Prohibition party Prohibition party, in U.S. history, minor political party formed (1869) for the legislative prohibition of the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages.
Indian National Congress Indian National Congress, Indian political party, founded in 1885.
Green party Green party, any of the political parties established in various countries to oppose the destructive environmental effects of many modern technologies and the economic systems and institutions that drive them.
www.encyclopedia.com /search.asp?target=Scottish+National+Party&rc=10&fh=10&fr=11   (541 words)

  
 U.S. presidential election, 1896 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1896, with the Socialist Labor, Prohibition, National Prohibition and National Democratic parties each offering tickets for President and Vice President.
Incumbent President Grover Cleveland 's declaration that he would not seek a third term left a wide open Democratic National Convention, and at just 36 years old,
Republicans dipped into the talent pool that was the Governor's office of Ohio to nominate
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._presidential_election,_1896   (541 words)

  
 World War I (5)
This 1919 law created the Prohibition Bureau of the Treasury Department which attempted to enforce prohibition.
The attempt by numerous nations to prevent the possibility of one nation becoming too powerful and upsetting the political balance of power.
The practice of rewarding the Allies with control over conquered territories by which the Allied nation would administer the territory until it believed that the people were ready to govern themselves.
www.historyteacher.net /USProjects/Quizzes5-6/WorldWarI-5.htm   (541 words)

  
 His132GuideCh24-25
The Volstead Act (National Prohibition Enforcement Act), passed on October 28, 1919, provided for enforcement of the recently ratified Eighteenth Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States.
The act, passed over President Woodrow Wilson's veto, further specified the provisions of the Eighteenth Amendment, delineated fines and prison terms for violation of the law, empowered the Bureau of Internal Revenue to administer Prohibition, and classified as alcoholic all beverages containing more than one-half of 1 percent alcohol by volume.
The National Origins Act of 1924 was aimed at limiting the immigration of
cfcc.net /dutch/His132GuideCh26-27.html   (541 words)

  
 So You Thought the Mob Was Run by Italians
But before prohibition there was no national crime syndicate and hardly any organization at all in the underworld.
In the days before prohibition the underworld consisted mainly of ethnic street gangs and "social clubs." These gangs were mostly confined to certain neighborhoods in the large cities, and their activities were anything from hired terrorism to small-time gambling and prostitution.
All agreed to co-operate in controlling national bootlegging and gambling under mutually equitable regulations.
www.nationalvanguard.org /story.php?id=1285   (2805 words)

  
 JEWISH CRIME
37]  During prohibition too, "[Federal] officials labeled sacramental wine [for religious purposes] one of the chief sources of illegal liquor in the nation," notes Jenna Weissman Joselit, "Furthermore, calling the record level of usage a 'national scandal,' they saw the problem as largely a Jewish one." [JOSELIT]
He was identified as the Mafia's banker, the boss of the National Crime Syndicate, the head of the Combination -- the Chairman of the Board." [LACEY, R., p.
After prohibition, "the Cleveland mob joined with Lansky and his confederates...
www.jewishtribalreview.org /09crime.htm   (9096 words)

  
 The Bronfmans and other Crime Families - HiddenMysteries Conspiracy Archive
The meeting, which coincided with Meyer Lansky's honeymoon, was the first movement toward a national crime syndicate.
The Hensley fortune, in fact, is a regional offshoot of the big time bootlegging and rackets empire of the Bronfman dynasty of Canada, founded by Sam Bronfman, an early partner of Meyer Lansky, longtime "chairman of the board" of the international crime syndicate.
The Jacobs were the leading distributors for Bronfman liquor into the United States during Prohibition into the hands of local gangs that were part of the Lansky syndicate.
www.hiddenmysteries.org /conspiracy/reststory/bronfmanscrime.html   (1710 words)

  
 Illinois Statues in the National Statuary Hall
Her statue was the first honoring a woman to be chosen for the National Statuary Hall Collection.
She became associated in the evangelist movement with Dwight Moody and was elected president of the National Women's Temperance Union in 1879.
During the same year she was elected president of the National Council of Women.
www.dewaltmechlindar.org /capstatues.html   (499 words)

  
 Child Labor and India - Embassy of India, Washington, DC
The child labor program in India is national in character and involves the Government of India,, the governments of the States and the Union Territories of India, as well as such tripartite fora as the Indian Labour Conference and the Standing Labour Committee.
Through a notification dated May 26, 1993, the working conditions of children have been regulated in all employment not prohibited under the Child Labor (Prohibition and Regulation) Act.
The Child Labor (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 of India prohibits the employment of children below the age of 14 in factories, mines and in other forms of hazardous employment, and regulates the working conditions of children in other employment.
www.indiagov.org /policy/Child_Labor/childlabor.htm   (499 words)

  
 1896: Prohibition
He was chairman of the State Prohibition Convention of 1887 and again in 1893, and also a delegate to the National conventions of 1888 and 1892....
Prohibitionists were the only party that consistently endorsed national woman suffrage, and a substantial part of the party's convention delegates were women from the WCTU.
Prohibition may seem a quixotic goal, but advocates at the time were unwilling to accept the immense social costs of liquor consumption--costs which we ignore today.
projects.vassar.edu /1896/prohibition.html   (499 words)

  
 Biographies of Monroe County People.
Barhite is an active worker for the Republican party and was a delegate to the National Convention in Minneapolis in 1892.
Taylor has been actively identified with the Prohibition party, working and speaking fur its cause, and was its candidate for State senator, in 1887, when he received a very flattering vote.
Hamilton has always been actively identified with the Republican party and was a delegate to the National Convention at Chicago in 1888.
www.rootsweb.com /~nymonroe/bios/biographies012.htm   (8499 words)

  
 Central Europe Review - German News Review
Proof of the party's violation of the Constitution is the precondition for its prohibition.
However, the co-operation of the Länder, represented in the Bundesrat, the upper house, is indispensable in ensuring the consistent implementation of an eventual prohibition of the NPD.
The interior ministers of the federal government and the Länder met in Berlin on Friday to discuss a common appeal to the federal Constitutional Court to abolish the right-wing extremist National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD).
www.ce-review.org /00/36/germanynews36.html   (811 words)

  
 RIGHT WHALE NEWS Volume 4, Number 1 February, 1997
For the multi-species fishery, the alternative includes the prohibition of the deployment of all sink gillnet gear in the Great South Channel Critical Habitat east of the Loran line 13710 from April 1 to June 30 of each year unless gear or alternative fishing practices are developed that eliminate the likelihood of entanglement.
For the lobster fishery, the alternative includes the prohibition of the deployment of lobster trap/pot gear and lobster bait gillnet gear in the Great South Channel Critical Habitat from April 1 to June 30 of each year unless gear or alternative fishing practices are developed that eliminate the likelihood of entanglement.
The recommendations were developed as a result of the November 12-14 annual meeting of the MMC and its Committee of Scientific Advisors on Marine Mammals, and are contained in a December 12 letter from MMC s Executive Director, John Twiss, to Rolland Schmitten, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries with NMFS.
www.graysreef.nos.noaa.gov /rtwh/rwfeb97.html   (5748 words)

  
 James Black
In 1872, as presidential nominee of the Prohibition party, he gained some 5,000 votes.
His plan for a National Publication House was adopted by the National Temperance Convention (1865).
Sir James Black - Black, Sir James, 1924–, Scottish pharmacologist, M.D. Univ. of St. Andrews, 1946.
www.factmonster.com /id/A0807741   (88 words)

  
 Subject Index Page 53. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
National Progressive Republican League, U.S. National Prohibition Act
See Volstead Act (National Prohibition Act), U.S. National Radical Union, Greece
National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church, England
www.bartleby.com /67/s53.html   (358 words)

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