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Transcript of Prohibition 1920s
No booze = problem
Mobs, violence and crime
Playing Games with the law
"Where there is demand, there will be supply" -Econ Class
Government lost billions of dollars during Prohibition
Thousands of jobs were lost
Fewer people got sick from alcohol, but also more people got sick, if that makes sense
Mobbin (Bootlegging and Organized Crime)
Banned production and distribution of alcohol, but not the possession or consumption of it
Origin of the Amendment
Intentions are to eliminate alcohol from society
Led mostly by women
What is Prohibition?
The ratification of the 18th amendment in 1919 resulted in the "manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors"
Modern Day Prohibition vs. Alcohol Prohibition
a place where alcoholic beverages were illegally sold during the period of prohibition in the United States
December 5, 1933
21st Amendment: Repeal
18th Amendment lasted from 1919-1933