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  • Holden Wells

    Organized crime has existed for as long as the concept of crime has been around, but mix hard times and outlawed alcohol Gangsters now had a whole new niche. -Hw

  • Chris Payne

    This is a prohibition poster encouraging people to vote for prohibition. In the 1920s prohibition was put in effect in Canada. this led to higher crime rates and smuggling of booze.

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1920s prohibition posters: This revoked the sales and use of alcohol in the United States. This caused major crime such as bootlegging.

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1920s prohibition posters: In 1920, Prohibition goes into effect with the passage of the 18th Amendment. Organized crime started to gain momentum as Mobsters such as Al Capone and Dutch Schultz began importing illegal alcohol and selling it to a public more than willing to break the law. An age of outlaw glamour and speakeasies continued for almost a decade.

Important Event: Prohibition. In the 1920s alcohol was banned because it was thought to help better people and their families.

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On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution ended what had been called America’s “noble experiment.” The experiment was Prohibition – a nationwide ban on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. The ban had been in place for nearly 14 years.