Prohibition And Crime

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Prohibition in the United States was a constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages across the entire nation from 1920 to 1933. What can you tell us about prohibition and its effects?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did Prohibition contribute to the growth of organized crime?
    • A. 

      By forcing police to enforce anti-liquor laws

    • B. 

      By making it easier for bootleggers to branch into other types of illegal activity because policemen were to busy

    • C. 

      By forcing farmers to grow grain for the production of alcohol

    • D. 

      By strengthening respect for the law

  • 2. 
    In 1933, Congress repealed Prohibition with the
    • A. 

      Eighteenth Amendment.

    • B. 

      Nineteenth Amendment.

    • C. 

      Twentieth Amendment.

    • D. 

      Twenty First Amendment.

  • 3. 
    These people either were for or against prohibition
    • A. 

      Modernists or Traditionalists

    • B. 

      Drys or Wets

    • C. 

      Facists or Communists

  • 4. 
    Prohibition led to
    • A. 

      A nation full of alcoholics

    • B. 

      A return to the Victorian Age

    • C. 

      Organized crime

  • 5. 
    This act enforced the 18th Amendment
    • A. 

      Dawes Act

    • B. 

      Volstead Act

    • C. 

      Riot Act

    • D. 

      18th Amendment Act