Essays Tagged: "saloons"

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

alcoholic beverages. The nation, much of which was dry already had decided to get rid of the bars (saloons) , once and for all. As early as 1916, a total of 23 out of 48 states had already passed ant ... d their "speakeasies" where both imported and homemade alcohol could be purchased.These underground saloons made a lot of business. Keeping them supplied was the occupation for many thousands of bootl ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Describe the problems of living in a newly set-up town in the west:

lebrate their earnings and in doing so would become drunk and therefore violent. Miners went to the saloons for pleasure, but the atmosphere within them often became violent and disorderly. Saloons we ... olent and disorderly. Saloons were a major aspect of a mining town. In San Francisco there were 537 saloons and San Francisco wasn't a particularly large town. However, the mining towns only suffered ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jazz and its origins

characterized by a steady bass and syncopated, jazzy treble. Ragtime music originated in brothels, saloons, and dancehalls during 1890s. Most rags were written by black pianists. Scott Joplin was the ...

(2 pages) 82 0 2.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Significance of Women during the 1700-1800's in America

is happy and close to God, unmarried women were starting to be gone all day in factories or owning saloons.A lot of women started seeing them selves as more than moral stability for men, but as equal ...

(1 pages) 27 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Reign of John Mackie.

e village of Sheepshead Bay. He kept busy building ramshackle bathing establishments and lager-beer saloons for businessmen attracting the summer tourist trade. He was shrewd and knew how to judge cha ... $250 for ring toss boards. And licenses for dance and music halls, bath houses, shooting galleries, saloons and carrousels were higher. Everyone paid tribute to McKane and all learned to err on the si ...

(13 pages) 21 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Prohibition and the Effects on Culture and Society in the 1920's

, and therefore forbidden under the 18th Amendment. Almost immediately breweries, distilleries, and saloons closed their doors. Many people believed that alcohol created a disorderly society of people ... the businesses that made and sold alcohol; breweries, distillers, winemakers, wholesale sellers and saloons. But the results of the act are clear. Organized crime grew to an empire, disrespect for the ...

(5 pages) 64 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The title is Coney Island: The Prozac of the Early 20th Century. .

as a mere "seaside seclusion" for wealthy people. It had the usual utilities, such as restaurants, saloons, and even a steamboat (Kasson, 29), and the added "rougher element" made it the beginning of ...

(4 pages) 1278 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ukranian Coal Exploration

ents died, so he and his three sisters moved to Houston, Texas. By the 1850's Dowling owned several saloons in Houston. He became popular and married Anne Odlum in 1857. His wife's uncle, Frederick Od ...

(3 pages) 481 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

States Caverns

Caverns State It has all the makings of an Old West poker game like they used to have in the saloons in old Benson. Everyone is holding to their opinions, and at least one participant has a sho ...

(3 pages) 12 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


d on manufacturing or selling anything alcoholic 2. With population increase came more then 100,000 saloons throughout the country a. Saloons became very competitive for the drinkers' wages.b. Many pe ... ibition Party C. Women's War broke out across the nation in 1873 1. Marched from church meetings to saloons, using prayer and song demanding that saloonkeepers give up their businesses 2. Alcohol rega ...

(22 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

18th Amendment

alcohol. The Civil War distracted the public from the temperance movement, but the rapid growth of saloons after the Civil War began to make a bigger issue. Other problems arouse with the saloons, su ... ect action against the saloon and the liquor traffic. The woman aimed to convince the owners of the saloons to destroy their beverages, close their doors, and begin another type of business (Woman's C ...

(2 pages) 17 1 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History