Armistice Day

Armistice Day: Cartoon, 9 Nov. 1921

On Friday November 11, America celebrates Veterans Day in a humble effort to recognize those men and women who have served in the armed forces. Continue reading

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The “Draconian Law That Made Even German Chocolate Cake and Sauerkraut Bad” – Part 2

October 27, 1919: Wilson Vetoes the National Prohibition Act

Stockpiled Barrels of Alcohol

In October 1919, President Wilson was slowly recovering from a massive stroke he had suffered not a month prior, but felt motivated to take a position against the Volstead Act. Continue reading