....................................The Prohibition: 1920-1933

......America was in a state of progression and only one thing was holding them back and that was the corrupting alcohol. Many immagrants came to America seeking oppertunity and all they found was despondency and hopelessness, and this lead to alcohol addiction as an escape among lower class citizens.

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.......................................................PASSING THE ACT

.......Much of congress and most big businesses was for The Prohibition or what they called "The Noble Experiment" and so it was made, The 18th admendment. This admendment banned the manufacturing, distribution, and sale of alcohol throughout the U.S.A. Many women were also supporting this decision and helped make an important change in America that would "Help keep the children pure."

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......................................THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LAW

.......With all of the positive change going on in America, something or someone had to ruin the moment and those were the people on the shady side of the law or those with the "Good Doctors". There were loopholes to "The Noble Experiment", people who bought the alcohol before the act passed got to legally drink it themselves, or they could have it perscribed to them by a "good doctor" so they could drink it legally. During the prohibition there were many bootleggers who illegally made and sold alcohol to the general public in secret bars called "Speakeasies", although most of which was done by gangsters, one of the most famous being Al Capone himself.

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.....................................The End Of Prohibition

....America was entering a depression, people needed jobs and the goverment needed money something had to be done. The alcohol industry was a very successful industry before it was shut down and America was running out of options. Out of desperation, the USA releagalized alcohol in order to make jobs and stimulate the economy. It was the right decision and it did all that it needed to put an end to the hated prohibition once and for all.