Prohibition and Crime

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  • Prohibition and Crime
    • Four points that show Prohibition was a success
      • Prohibition was observed in small towns and rural areas
      • There was a general fall in cases of alcoholism
      • Drinking alcochol declined in the US
      • There were less arrests for drunkenness
    • Why Prohibition was introduced, then later repealed
    • How successful Prohibition was
    • Four points that show Prohibition was a failure
      • Many people made their own alcohol called moonshine
      • There was a huge increase in organised crime
      • The Prohibition laws were frequently ignored in the larger cities
      • The government lost money when it was no longer able to tax alcohol


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