Prohibition

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What was prohibition?
The banning of the creation, transportation or consumption of alcohol
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When was prohibition introduced?
16th January 1920
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Which group in America was most pleased that alcohol was banned?
The religious
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How were doctors and priests said to be taking advantage of their legal use of wine?
It was said they sold the alcohol they had to make money
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Was it the Catholics or Protestants that supported prohibition?
Protestants
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What were men said to be doing to their families?
Neglecting them by using their money to buy alcohol
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What did the Christians link alcohol to?
Sin
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What was moonshine?
The illegal alcohol that was created during the prohibition period
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What was the name of the illegal clubs?
Speakeasies
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What happened at the St Valenine's Day Massacre?
Rivals to Al Capone were shot by gang members disguised as police men
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How many jobs were created after the end of Prohibition?
500,000
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What were bootleggers?
Smugglers who were hired by gangs to smuggle alcohol from Canada into America
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16th January 1920

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