Prohibition
Updated: 1/20/2021
Prohibition

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  • Notice: 18th Amendment No Alcohol
  • What? Why? Nobody is going to listen to them!
  • I guess we’ll be on the lam all the time because nobody is gonna listen to that!
  • WE WANT BEER
  • We want our giggle water back now!
  • NO BEER,NO WORK
  • I’m going to have to bump them off so we’re aren’t compromised
  • We are going to make so much money boss
  • PROHIBITIONThe 18th Amendment is the legal prevention of the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol and people were angry (it caused protests)
  • This is all wet, I want to pull a Daniel Boone
  • ProtestAmerican citizens began to protest in big cities and their signs said, “We want beer!” and “No Beer, No Work”
  • We don’t have enough moolah to keep enforcing it
  • We need a new plan to stop this
  • The GangstersCrime Rate grew as gangsters (Al Capone) started to establish organization to sell, make, and transport alcohol illegally
  • PROHIBITION ENDS AT LAST
  • We get our giggle water back!!
  • The Government couldn’t enforce it as it was nearly impossible and they wouldn’t know when people were drinking it, selling it, or transporting it.
  • The Government decreased in income from prohibition.Lost $11 billion in tax revenue and lost $300 million to enforce it
  • The 21st Amendment was passed and ratified, ending national prohibition on December 5, 1933