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Prohibition

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Last updated 2 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
11

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Prohibition

PROHIBITION

- Banned alchoholic drinks- Ratified on January 16, 1919

18th Amendment

Speakeasies

Hidden establishments that sold alchoholic beverages illegally

Al Capone

- Murderous booze distributor- Generated millions of $ - Eventually tried & convicted of income tax evasion, sent to prision for 11 yrs.

Bootlegging

To make, distribute, or sell something illegally (in this case, alchohol)

"When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality." ~Al Capone


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