America's Decades - The 1920s (Paperback Edition)

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In addition to Christianity, many schools have made a point of safeguarding the beliefs of minority religions in a school, such as Islam or Buddhism. As recently as 1970, these state penalties were in force: In Georgia, sale of marihuana to a minor was punishable by life imprisonment, even if it was a first offense... The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act repealed Glass-Steagall and allows banks, insurance companies, and stock brokers and mutual fund companies to sell each other's products and services.

Pages: 288

Publisher: Greenhaven Press; 1 edition (March 1, 2000)

ISBN: 0737702974

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