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Progressive Era in Colorado

Added by yongli on 01/14/2020 - 15:30, last changed on 03/18/2021 - 01:07
The Progressive Era (1900–20) was a national period of social and political reform in which grassroots activists and their political allies sought the power of government and science to address pressing public problems. In Colorado, Progressives brought significant political and social changes to...

Prohibition

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 14:51, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
Alcohol prohibition in Colorado (1916–33) was a Progressive Era experiment, based on reform-minded and religious sentiments, to completely ban the sale and transport of alcohol. While the intention of reformers was to reduce violence, drunkenness, and crime, outlawing alcohol instead created more...
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