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War Profiteering Prohibition Act of 1985

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations.

War Profiteering Prohibition Act of 1985

hearing before the Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, on H.R. 3020 ... October 30, 1985.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations.

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Renegotiation of government cotracts -- United States.,
    • Defense contracts -- United States.,
    • Profiteering -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .B54428 1985c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 372 p. :
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2344504M
      LC Control Number86601874

      A master's thesis comparing the effects of Prohibition on various West Coast cities states that 65 new drug stores opened in Seattle between January and March, Defeated Initiatives, In the immediate wake of saloon closures, Washington voters apparently saw the benefit of . For the first three years, the U.S. remained neutral, instead profiteering from the war by selling supplies to both sides of the conflict. But, in , the U.S. was pulled into the fighting, fearing an alliance between Germany and Mexico.

      Although well-intended, enactment of legislation prohibiting alcohol manufacture from to failed to achieve many of the desired goals. Ironically, attempts to suppress alcohol spurred. John Conyers Born on State: Michigan. Party: Republican. Member: Representative. A Representative from Michigan. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May

      War for the United States began December 7, , when Japanese armed forces attacked ships and facilities at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The United States immediately declared war on Japan, and the next day Germany and Italy declared war on the United States. By p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on December 7, the FBI was in a wartime mode. The first internal revenue law enacted by Congress under the Constitution was a liquor excise tax. Until Prohibition, taxes on alcohol were a major source of income for the federal government. In they constituted 80 percent of all federal internal tax revenues. Even at the beginning of World War II they accounted for 10 percent of these.


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