Essays Tagged: "alcoholic beverages"

The Case for Legalizing Drugs

one to our nation. In 1919, the 18th Amendmentprohibited the manufacture, sale or transportation of alcoholic beverages. 'Suddenly honest,responsible Americans who just wanted a drink, were turned int ...

(12 pages) 431 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Prohibition: "The Ignoble Experiment"

ified prohibition.The 18th Amendment stated that it was illegal to manufacture, transport, and sell alcoholic beverages in the United States. "The national prohibition of alcohol was undertaken to red ... n, including organized crime, and corruption. Jobs were created, and new voluntary efforts, such as alcoholics anonymous, which was created in 1934, succeeded in helping alcoholics. Prohibition was al ...

(2 pages) 84 0 4.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


s involving the excessive inappropriate ingestion of ethyl alcohol, whether in the form of familiar alcoholic beverages or as a constituent of other substances. Alcoholism is thought to arise from a c ... ain damage or early death.Some 10 percent of the adult drinkers in the United States are considered alcoholics or at least they experience drinking problems to some degree. More males than females are ...

(3 pages) 118 1 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Why Drugs should be legalized

one to our nation. In 1919, the 18th Amendmentprohibited the manufacture, sale or transportation of alcoholic beverages. 'Suddenly honest,responsible Americans who just wanted a drink, were turned int ...

(12 pages) 387 1 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

How a teenager deals with alcohol, sex, and violence in J.D Salinger's "Catcher in the rye"

with these problems daily.Alcohol is very predominate throughout the novel The Catcher in the Rye. Alcoholic beverages are a readily available, and relatively inexpensive for minors to get. Over the ... month, and 85% have used it once in the year.In the novel, Holden Caulfield has very easy access to alcoholic beverages. Throughout the novel, it seems that every time Holden gets depressed, he turns ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Drinking and Driving and what you can try to do to stop your friends from drinking,

(or whatever it may be) in which you know there will be alcohol. If you don't know if there will be alcoholic beverages served, take a responsible friend anyway just to make sure.Another good way to k ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Legal drinking age - 21 For Everyone?

er 21 to obtain alcohol. The opposition also believes that the laws against underage consumption of alcoholic beverages will dissuade young people from drinking alcohol.The laws that prohibit merchant ... cted raids of 5-10 different establishments in 1993 that had liquor licenses and reportedly to sell alcoholic beverages to minors. It was proven that each business in question had indeed been guilty o ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.3 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Why a County should not ban the Sale of alcohol

acks to a dry county. One is the loss of businesses and revenues from businesses that sell or serve alcoholic beverages. The second is the safety of those who consume alcohol.First, we must consider t ... able to purchase alcohol under the current laws. Yet, people do not refrain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Logically we can conclude that people purchase the alcohol elsewhere. Money tha ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.7 Mar/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Lowering the drinking age

jury duty or a draft, can be tried as an adult and even be put to death, but cannot buy and consume alcoholic beverages legally? It is hard for me to comprehend as a young American that we can be perm ... ot fear lowering the drinking age, as they will be able to better teach their children how to drink alcoholic beverages rather than letting them learn elsewhere how to abuse them. The lowering of the ...

(4 pages) 269 1 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The History of Beer in America: Describes the early roots of beer in America from the first breweries til the days of prohibition til present day.

In North America, alcoholic beverages were being produced long before any of the Europeans arrived. It is known that t ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Prohibition and Its FailuresThis is about Porhibition and how it failed. Prohibition was a time when crime was on the rise. organized crime was established for the first time also.

drinking. On January 1919, the 18th Amendment took way the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States. The 18th Amendment was backed up by the Volstead Act which ... e United states of America. From the beginning, people were forced to change their ways of drinking alcoholic beverages. But only a minor amount of people actually quit drinking, most others became cr ...

(3 pages) 296 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Consumer Culture: Describes how radio, advertising, automobiles, and movies effected the consumer culture of the 1920's

ties was a time of great social change for America. Woman had been given the right to vote, selling alcoholic beverages was illegal, and agrarian people were moving to the cities. While these social c ...

(4 pages) 186 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Effects of Drinking and Driving

people in a variety of ways" (Denney 26). On average if a male adult were to consume three typical alcoholic beverages he would have a blood alcohol level of 0.06%. At this level, the drinker would e ... nal charge and can result in heavy penalties and can lead to long jail terms. Even as little as one alcoholic drink can affect one's ability to drive a motor vehicle. When behind the wheel of a vehicl ...

(6 pages) 214 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Prohibition Era of 1920-1933 how it came along and how it was abolished.(The 18th Amendment)

erans came back from World War I, they found many changes, not the least of which was an absence of alcoholic beverages. The nation, much of which was dry already had decided to get rid of the bars (s ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Nella Larsen´s " Passing": Why Claire had to die!

ere very famous in American history. It was the time of the Prohibition, an amendment that outlawed alcoholic beverages. It was a decade of change, women got the right to vote in 1920 with the 19th am ... ot as Irene does as a member of the black middle class, but first as an impoverished daughter of an alcoholic janitor. After the death of her father she lived with her two white great-aunts who treat ...

(8 pages) 67 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Definitions in biology.

or blood productsAlcoholism: 1.The compulsive consumption of and psycho physiological dependence on alcoholic beverages.2.2.A chronic, progressive pathological condition, mainly affecting the nervous ...

(13 pages) 100 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

History of Beer.

for sale and distribution.One comparison between the past and present is our love for the intake of alcoholic beverages such as beer. In the past, around 3000 B.C., a poet wrote, "I feel wonderful, dr ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Failure of Prohibition in the US.

on alcohol production would bring great savings on barley and other raw materials used in making of alcoholic beverages.The question is, why did Prohibition fail if it had so many reasons for it to be ... ial alcohol-drinkers to contend with, gangsters such as Al Capone thrived on the massive demand for alcoholic drink that was created by making it illegal and 'Speakeasies' (illegal secret saloons were ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This Essay is about Alcohol use as a christian for and against.

t on the use of drugs and alcohol states that "Therefore, a Christian must totally abstain from all alcoholic beverages". If everyone were able to keep their social drinking under control I believe th ... control I believe that this would be a non-issue but since 1 in 9 people that drink "socially" are alcoholics we have to realize that social drinking is a problem in and of itself. (Paton, 15)It is i ...

(5 pages) 74 3 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Native Culture.

rsible, lifelong condition: a group of physical and mental birth defects caused by a woman drinking alcoholic beverages during pregnancy. It was not until 1973, only some thirty years ago, that Dr. Jo ... Smith conducted and published an independent study of eight unrelated children born to chronically alcoholic mothers and subsequently identified the fetal alcohol syndrome. More than a thousand studi ...

(6 pages) 89 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues