Society in 1920's America - Prohibition

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1. What did prohibitionist Billy Sunday say?

  • "The beast known as alcohol has been quelled"
  • "The reign of tears is over"
  • "A child or wife shall no longer feel the hot alcohol fulled hand anymore"
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2. How much did the nations murder rate increase by?

  • 1/3
  • 2/3
  • 1/2
  • 3/4

3. What did the Volstead Act of 1919 declare?

  • It defined alcoholic beverages - 0.5% or above
  • Any alcoholic beverage 0.5% or above is legal for production
  • It defined alcoholic beverages - 5% or above

4. How many speakeasies were there in NY?

  • 32,000
  • 100,000
  • 20,000
  • 120

5. What was a Speakeasy?

  • A house were judges stayed when they were dealing out outer state affairs.
  • Illegal liquor stores or drinking clubs
  • A private drinkign house for high officals

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