Prohibition - Strong opposition existed in the larger...

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Prohibition With the passage of the 18th Amendment in 1919 and the Volstead Act by Congress, the prohibition to manufacture, transport, and sale of alcohol had begun in the USA. It was especially in the South and the West….This wasn’t just an attack on alcohol, but all vices associated with it – public drunkenness, prostitution, corruption, and crime………
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Unformatted text preview: Strong opposition existed in the larger eastern cities….the speakeasy,……… But his was hard to enforce…. . Prohibition spawned shocking crimes….IN 1925 “Scarface” Al Capone began 6 years of gang warfare…. . On the positive side, prohibition, the noble experiment had some positive effects….it is ended in December of 1933…....
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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