What Prohibition Did to America

By: Ramzi Nassif

Why Did the Lawmakers Ban All Sales and Distribution of Alcohol?

They made a prohibition law-- in the 18th amendment-- because drinking was on the rise after the revolutionary war.
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What was the Public Response to Prohibition?

The LITERALLY HATED it.

It got to the point where there were even some illegal bars in someone's house(a.k.a. speakeasies)


What were the effects of Prohibition?

There was even a point where just average people broke the law and went to speakeasies
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When and why did Prohibition end?

It ended on December 5, 1933

It ended because the people of the United States of America hated the law and everyone wanted it to end so the people probably took over the government for that law.

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