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1

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

The Temperance society

2

Who were they?

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

3

Who were the main groups for prohibition?

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

4

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

Isidor Einstein and Moe Smith made 4392 arrests

5

Why was prohibition hard to enforce?

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