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Unformatted text preview: H istory 1302 Lecture Februa ry 24, 2010 Jazz music was frowned upon by many. I t was seen as an assault on w hite women’s vi rginity. P rohibition was great for the economy Moonshiners argue that t rafficking alcohol is pure capitalism and is good for the economy M any officers were making profits of their own du r ing prohibition With t rains, boats, and high ways, it has become easier to t ransport a lcohol NASCAR came from bootleggers and moonshiners R um Row – a line of boats from Maine down to Florida that was used t o peddle moonshine up and down the east coast Rum Row was technically in international waters Det roit Windsor Funnel – border point between Det roit and Canada Canada also had prohibition laws, however, they lifted their law as soon as America had enacted its prohibition law Bootleggers became the new capitalist tycoons Al Capone – estimated worth $60 million P rohibition liberated women. They no longer for forced to stay in t he k itchen. Now they were going out to saloons ...
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