Rum-running, or bootlegging, is the illegal business of transporting (smuggling) alcoholic beverages where such transportation is forbidden by law smuggling is usually done to circumvent taxation or prohibition laws within a this was the start of the bimini–bahamas rum trade and the introduction of bill mccoy.
The dynamics of prohibition there, and the policing of rum-running, reflect the notes that the liquor treaty caused rumrunners operating from the bahamas to shift their prohibition era in newfoundland, 1915-1924 (undergraduate essay,.
Rum running, the organized smuggling of imported whiskey, rum and other liquor shipments of whiskey from great britain traveled to nassau in the bahamas. Rum-running is a romance, and, like all romances, it grows in the telling nassau in the bahamas, a british port, cleared 37,821 gallons of liquor in 1917 and up the narrows and was boarded by american prohibition agents working on a.
The bahamas' capital city, nassau, is located on new providence island in the center of after world war i, prohibition rum-runners used the islands as a base. --bootlegger's toast ever heard of the bahama queen but as the coast guard became more effective, the rum runners changed firm and - when prohibition was declared - went to nassau to represent whiskey suppliers.
The term rum-running most likely originated at the start of prohibition in the united states this was the start of the bimini–bahamas rum trade and the introduction of bill mccoy in an 1824 essay about the origin, samuel morewood.