Richard Hamm examines prohibitionists' struggle for reform from the late nineteenth century to their great victory in securing passage of the Eighteenth Amendment. Because the prohibition movement was a quintessential reform effort, Hamm uses it as a caseThe federal government did not need an amendment to permit it to use its various numerated powers a commerce, postal, ... opponents capitalized on the prohibitionistsa#39; failure to make clear their intentions on how the amendment would beanbsp;...
|Title||:||Shaping the Eighteenth Amendment|
|Author||:||Richard F. Hamm|
|Publisher||:||Univ of North Carolina Press - 1995|