Brief summary of why Prohibition was ended

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  • Why was Prohibition ended in 1933?
    • Massive shift in public opinion
    • Used by FDR as part of his 1932 campaign
    • Would help stimulate the industry
    • Ultimately was a failure
    • Led to a corrupt Government
    • Pressure Groups e.g Molly Pitcher Club
    • Would help the decrease of organised crime
    • Would bring extra revenue to the Government

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