Prohibition /

During the Prohibition era, Americans could not legally sell or manufacture alcoholic drinks but many people simply ignored the laws and consumed all the liquor they wanted. This book discusses how Prohibition came into being, how it worked and did not work, why it was eventually repealed, and what...

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Main Author: Currie, Stephen, 1960-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, c2013.
Series:Understanding American history.
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505 0 0 |t Important events of Prohibition --  |t Introduction : The defining character of Prohibition --  |t What conditions led to prohibition? --  |t Prohibition begins --  |t Organized crime and law enforcement --  |t Toward repeal --  |t What was the legacy of prohibition? 
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