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The Prohibition

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Camila Salcedo

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The Prohibition
Camila Salcedo
The Volstead Act
1919
Andrew Joseph Volstead
Federal law
Prohibition crimes
18th Amendment (1918)
Intoxicating liquors
Manufacture
Distribution
Transportation
Sale
Import
Export

18th Ammendment
Temperance Movement
Women´s Christian Temperance Union.
Anti-Saloon League.
Prohibition Party.
The End of Prohibition
21st amendment.
1933
Right of local option
Franklin D. Roosevelt (´32).
North Carolina
1937
Kansas
1948
Oklahoma
1959
Mississippi
1966
Negative Aspects
Economy
Crime
Taxes: 11 billion dollars.
Used: $300 million to enforce.
Jobs.
Lowered sales of other goods.
Illegal Alcohol:
-Gangsters: Al Capone.
-60 million/yr.
Citizens broke laws.
Bribes.
Works Cited:
"Andrew Joseph Volstead." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2013): 1. Middle Search Plus. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
“Bet You Didn't Know: Prohibition.” 2013. TheHistory Channel website. Oct 19 2013, 1:15 http://www.history.comhttp://www.history.com/videos/bet-you-didnt-know- prohibition.
"Prohibition." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2013): 1. Middle Search Plus. Web. 19 Oct. 2013.
"Prohibition." Oxford Illustrated Companion to Medicine. 673. n.p.: Oxford University Press, 2001, 2001. Health Source - Consumer Edition. Web. 19 Oct. 2013.
"Prohibition Party." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition(2013): 1. Middle Search Plus. Web. 19 Oct. 2013.
Bibliography:
"American Reformer, Campaigner For Prohibition And President Of The National Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard (1839 - 1898). (Photo By Hulton Archive/Getty Images)." (n.d.): Image Collection. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
"A Photograph Of Franklin D. Roosevelt Signing The Declaration Of War Against Japan, December 8, 1941." (n.d.): Image Collection. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
"Bottle Smashing Men Destroying Wine And Spirits In Boston During The Period Of Prohibition. (Photo By Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) -- Image Date: 01/01/1920 -- Image Date: 01/01/1920." (n.d.): Image Collection. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
"Pouring It Away: Circa 1920: Two Men Pouring Alcohol Down A Drain During Prohibition In America. (Photo By Hulton Archive/Getty Images)." (n.d.): Image Collection. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
"Prohibition Officers Raid A Lunch Room On Pennsylvania Avenue In Washington, D.C., In 1923." (n.d.): Image Collection. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
"Repeal It-1927: A Woman With A Sign On The Back Wheel Of Her Car Supporting The Repeal Of The 18Th Amendment, (Prohibition), Which Made The Sale And Possession Of Alcohol Illegal. (Photo By MPI/Getty Images) -- Image Date: 01/01/1927 -- Image Date: 01/01/1927." (n.d.): Image Collection. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
"UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1926: Gangster Al Capone Standing With A Group Of Men In Court, Chicago, 1926. He Would Return In 1929 And 1931, But Was Never Prosecuted For A Prohibition Crime. From The Chicago Daily News Collection. (Photo By Chicago History Museum/Getty Images)." (n.d.): Image Collection. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
"UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1925: Two Women From The Woman's Christian Temperance Union Smile And Hold Up Prohibition Posters Stating 'Prohibition Has Reduced Drinking Two Thrids' And 'Drinkers Not Drys Make The Gangsters', Chicago, Ca.1920S. (Photo By Chicago History Museum/Getty Images)." (n.d.): Image Collection. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
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