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Prohibition Movement in the United States, 1801-1920 (ICPSR 8343)
These data were gathered for use in modeling the diffusion of prohibition in the United States throughout the nineteenth century. The study contains information on the prohibition status of counties from 1801 to 1920. For each county in the continental United States, the prohibition status is recorded annually starting with 1801. For those counties that were established after 1801, the prohibition status is recorded from the date the county was created. State-level prohibition status is also identified.
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Sechrist, Robert P. Prohibition Movement in the United States, 1801-1920. ICPSR08343-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2012-10-26. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08343.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08343.v2
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
historical literature and state archives
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Created variable labels and/or value labels.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1985-05-24
- 2012-10-26 SPSS, SAS, and Stata setup files, as well as SPSS and Stata system files and a SAS transport (CPORT) file have been added to this collection. The codebook has been updated.
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