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2. What did the Volstead Act of 1920 entail?

  • Introduced Prohibition
  • Illegalised speakeasies
  • Any beverage containing 0.5% alcohol was deemed 'intoxicating liquour'
  • Stricter Laws on Immigration

3. Which commission in 1930 reported its findings of links between crime and prohibition?

  • Wickersham Commission
  • Marlock Commission
  • Havistock Commision
  • Dillingham Commission

4. Which popular US brewers of German origin swayed some to oppose alcohol for fear of supporting the enemy?

  • Lieber, Pabst & Reppert
  • Honigstein, Heimer & Shitchz
  • Abetz, Blacher & Edelstein
  • Eugster, Dahlke & Grossman

5. Which 'wet' Presidential candidate gained millions of votes in 1928 election for anti-prohibition view?

  • Alois Zimmerman
  • Al Smith
  • George Long
  • James Marlock

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Daisy

The Volstead Act was passed in 1919, not 1920

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