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  • 1. End of the prohibition cameronbordenkircherperiod 1

2. Why it is important is becausecrime was born during the Prohibition. People hijacked alcohol that was on its way to government warehouses where it would be sold for medicinal purposes. New criminals were formed such as the bootleggers and rumrunners.
Why it is important
3. It ocurred 1920-1933
Decade it ocurred
Jazz was the music of popular choice and some of the best known musicians were jazz musicians including Duke Ellington and Al Jolson. During the 20's men's fashions became less stuffy and they tried to look more youthful but women's fashions changed much more drastically with women.
4. Pictures of the prohibition
5. Prohibition began on January 16, 1920, when the Eighteenth Amendment went into effect. Federal Prohibition agents (police) were given the task of enforcing the law.
People involed
6. Prohibition was the period in United States history in which the manufacture, sale, and transportation of intoxicating liquors was outlawed. It was a time characterized by speakeasies, glamor, and gangsters and a period of time in which even the average citizen broke the law.
About the prohibition
7. cartoon
This is showing
That they were
Trying to get
People to buy water
And not beer!
8. prohibition
9. Do you understand?
What was your outlook on it?
Did it interest you?
10. song of prohibition
11. http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=1017
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12. The Prohibition of alcohol was probably the most senseless Amendment in the history of the United States of America. From one day to another, people were forced to change their habits of drinking alcoholic beverages.