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Who campaigned for the prohibition of alcohol (pre-1918)?

The Temperance society


Who were they?

They were strict Christians who believed that alcohol damaged family life.


Who were the main groups for prohibition?

Christian temperance society and the Woman's Christian temperance society.


Which team of cops mad the most arrests and how many between 1920 and 1923?

Isidor Einstein and Moe Smith made 4392 arrests


Why was prohibition hard to enforce?

Lots of demand, not enough supply - filled by Speakeasies.