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Prohibition Party, oldest minor U.S. political party still in existence. It was founded in to campaign for legislation to prohibit the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors, and from time to time has nominated candidates for state and local office in nearly every state of the Union. Ronald C. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book. White earned his Ph.D. at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White House. He is a Fellow at the Huntington Library and a Visiting Professor of 4/5(15).
Temperance Address 1. AN ADDRESS, Delivered before the Springfield (Illinois) Washington Temperance Society, on the 22d February, — BY ABRAHAM LINCOLN, ESQ., And published by direction of the Society. Although the Temperance cause has been in progress for near twenty years, it is apparent to all, that it is, just now, being crowned with a. Chronology of Abraham Lincoln -- Lincoln's birth and early life in Kentucky -- The Lincolns move to Indiana -- Indiana associates and incidents -- The emigration to Illinois -- Lincoln visits the old Indiana home -- Lincoln and the Armstrong case -- Lincoln's temperance principles -- Lincoln as a prohibitionist -- Lincoln and the slavery question -- The Lincoln and Douglas debates -- Lincoln. Charles T. White in his book, "Lincoln and Prohibition," admits that Lincoln signed this bill — called by many prohibitionists, the "Infernal" Revenue Act. This law, among other things, placed a tax upon the liquor industry, and is therefore said to have been 22 THE FEDERAL REVENUE ACT OF very reprehensible in Lincoln's opinion.
The anti-Lincoln tradition seems to have reached a low ebb during the decade from the great centennial celebration of to the close of the First World War, but then it made a comeback in the s, a time when Lincoln studies in general were entering upon their most brilliant by: 4. Cold reception by historians. The Lincoln Conspiracy was greeted with hostility and derision from academic objections were raised against the book's sensational theories and the authors' use (and misuse) of source materials. The Lincoln Conspiracy is often considered a form of negationist or even alternate history.. The Lincoln Conspiracy was the basis of the film of the Publisher: Schick Sunn Classic Books. Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated. Over black-and-white illustrations and maps are /5(6).
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SyntaxTextGen not activatedDefine pdf. prohibitionist synonyms, prohibitionist pronunciation, prohibitionist translation, English dictionary definition of prohibitionist. n. 1. One in favor of outlawing the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
2. often Prohibitionist A member or supporter of the Prohibition Party. Ronald Download pdf. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book.
White earned his Ph.D. at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White House. He is a Fellow at the Huntington Library and a Visiting Professor of /5(75).InHoover, the reluctant Prohibitionist, was defeated by Franklin D.
Roosevelt, a reluctant anti-Prohibitionist; a year later, the country repealed the Eighteenth Amendment.