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Dixie Editors Fear Dry Force Bill Will Lead to Negro Controls in South; Destroys States Rights

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09079 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Broadside Date: circa 1918 Pagination: 1 p.

Summary of Content: Prohibition broadside railing against the prospect of prohibition, because it opens the door to northern infringement upon southern whites. "[The fourteenth] amendment gives to Congress the power to force upon the South a vote for the negro - and a revival of the dangerous color question. If enforced, it would give South Carolina a NEGRO government from top to bottom..."

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: African American HistoryTemperance and ProhibitionPropagandaGovernment and CivicsUS Constitutional AmendmentElectionJournalismProgressive Era

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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