What effects did prohibition have on US society?

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  • Created on: 09-02-13 22:49

Evidence suggesting Prohibition had a positive effect:

  • deaths from alcoholism had fallen by 80% by 1921
  • male deaths from cirrhosis of the liver fell from 29.5 per 100,000 in 1911 to 10.7 per 100,000 in 1929
  • reduced number of people killed on the roads and the incidence of drink-related accidents at work was diminished

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