1917 STANDING LIBERTY 25C, TYPE 1 MS67+ Full Head

Grading Service: PCGS
SKU: 137442
Cert Number: 39271636
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In 1917, significant developments emerged that left an indelible mark on American society and culture. One such development was the passage of the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which instituted Prohibition, banning the production, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. This nationwide ban was driven by various social and moral concerns, including the desire to reduce crime, poverty, and the negative impacts of alcohol abuse on families. However, Prohibition had far-reaching consequences, leading to the rise of speakeasies and underground alcohol production and distribution networks. It also fueled the growth of organized crime syndicates, which capitalized on the lucrative illegal alcohol trade. Despite its intentions, Prohibition ultimately proved to be ineffective in achieving its goals and was repealed in 1933 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment. In the realm of fashion and convenience, 1917 saw the invention of the modern zipper by Gideon Sundback. This revolutionary fastening device replaced traditional buttons and hooks, providing a more efficient and reliable way to secure clothing. Sundback's design featured interlocking teeth and a slider mechanism, allowing for quick and easy opening and closing of garments. The introduction of the zipper revolutionized the clothing industry, leading to the widespread adoption of zippered closures in various garments, including trousers, skirts, and jackets. It also contributed to the standardization of clothing sizes and the mass production of ready-to-wear clothing, making fashion more accessible to people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Additionally, in 1917, the United States Congress established the National Park Service (NPS) as a federal agency dedicated to preserving and managing the nation's natural and cultural resources. This landmark legislation marked a significant milestone in the conservation movement, as it formalized the government's commitment to protecting America's national parks and monuments for future generations. The NPS was tasked with overseeing the management, maintenance, and promotion of these treasured landscapes, ensuring that they remained accessible to the public while also safeguarding their ecological integrity. Today, the National Park Service manages hundreds of sites across the country, ranging from iconic landmarks like Yellowstone and Yosemite to historic sites like Independence Hall and the Statue of Liberty, preserving America's rich natural and cultural heritage for the enjoyment and education of visitors from around the world.
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