Alcohol Use in the Early American Republic

Professor Alan Taylor talked about alcohol use in the early American republic. By 1830, annual alcohol consumption in America reached… read more

Professor Alan Taylor talked about alcohol use in the early American republic. By 1830, annual alcohol consumption in America reached four gallons per person, the most in the history of the nation before or since. Professor Taylor talked about why Americans drank so much, the consequences of so much drinking, and how it spawned the temperance movement in the 1830s. close

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  • Taylor, Alan S. Distinguished Professor University of California, Davis->History Department

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Alcohol Use in the Early American Republic

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Davis, California, United States
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 28, 2014

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  • Jun 14, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 14, 2014 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 15, 2014 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 22, 2014 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2014 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 28, 2014 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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