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Avoid a DWI in New York (5 Things You Need to Know about DWI)

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To avoid a DWI in New York State, you should know at least these five things. I. DWI in New York It’s a criminal act to drive while impaired. That’s driving while intoxicated or DWI in New York. The illegal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) varies. It’s 0.08% or higher for drivers age 21 and older. …

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Prohibition in New York State and Its Repeal (Discover the Facts)

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Prohibition in New York State lasted from early 1920 through 1933. A large proportion of the state’s population was in New York City. Therefore, it was not easy to achieve Prohibition in the state.  But Prohibitionists worked long and hard. And powerful organizations spearheaded the effort. They included major Protestant churches, the Anti-Saloon League, and …

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New York Alcohol Laws: City & State Alcohol Laws

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This page will help you understand New York alcohol laws and avoid expensive fines or even jail. Not to mention time and embarrassment. New York alcohol laws are important for residents. But also for the millions of visitors to the state. Not knowing them can cause big problems. Both for residents and visitors. A number …

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Woman’s New York State Temperance Society

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Woman’s New York State Temperance Society is the correct name of the society. However, people often mis-spell it the Women’s New York State Temperance Society. In addition, its moniker is often the Woman’s Temperance Society of New York. Or the Women’s Temperance Society of New York. Sometimes it’s the Women’s State Temperance Society. Occasionally, it’s …

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Ella Boole: World-Wide WCTU Prohibition Leader. Discover More.

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I. Ella A. Boole Ella Boole (Ella Alexander) was born in 1858 into a prosperous family in Ohio. From the College of Wooster she received both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. During her college education she developed strong skills in public speaking. Married Temperance Activist She married a prominent Methodist minister, William Boole. He …

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