Volstead Act(redirected from National Prohibition Act of 1919)
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Volstead Act:see under Volstead, Andrew JosephVolstead, Andrew Joseph
, 1860–1947, American legislator, b. Goodhue co., Minn. A lawyer, he held several local offices in Minnesota before serving (1903–23) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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18th Amendment, passed by Congress to enforce Prohibition (1919). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 286]