Flashcards in Prohibition Deck (15):
When was alcohol banned across the USA?
In the first 5 year how many speakeasies did agents raid?
Name a famous bootlegging business?
What did Al Capone do to policeman and politicians?
How many people did Al Capone employ?
About 1000 men in a private army
Due to alcohol becoming a big issue what were people prepared to do?
Break the law
What were prohibition agents?
Out numbered and under paid so some took bribes
What caused prohibition?
Woman and religious groups as they though alcohol was "the demon drink"
Name two famous agents
What people do?
Made moonshine and some were bootlegging
How many speakeasies were across USA?
Who wanted prohibition?
The Anti-Saloon league
Woman's Christian temperance Union
Due to Prohibition how many murders were their?
227 in 4 years most famous on st valentines day massacre in 1929
What were people known as if they supported prohibition?