1920s Prohibition Research Paper

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forced to turn their products. Since there were many alcoholics, the demand for alcohol is especially high. Its is hard for them to quit which is a another reason why the demand is high. Since people want their alcohol so bad it is expected that something like bootlegging will happen. Since trafficking was becoming a problem the government really wanted to stop it but the bootleggers we're giving it all I got and they considered it a war to get what they wanted (New York Times).

The 21st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is to ratify or repeal the 18th Amendment and bringing an end to the era of national prohibition of alcohol in America. Prohibition, failing to be enforced and recognized as a joke was rapidly losing popularity in the early 1930s. After the repeal of the 18th amendment, some states still had prohibition in action. Mississippi was the last union state to end it in 1966.

It is not clear that prohibition helped bring the consumption of alcohol down. In the years after Prohibition, anything had been associated with alcohol consumption
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Drinking in the 1920s is definitely not viewed the same as drinking is viewed now. Now it's a viewed as a lot more classy compared to back where people abused all the alcohol that they could get. But the temperance and prohibition had defiantly had a good impact on how society views drinking today. It is hard to find evidence of drinking when it comes to youth. But the government knows that people have completely changed the view of drinking. The government is starting to figure out that there is a lot of drinking going on whether it is in parties or hotels, etc. The way that liquor was treated in the pre prohibition era is way different than it is now, people abuse it a lot more now because they know they can have it whenever they want