Updated: 2/14/2020

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  • The Women suffrage movement allied withe the prohibition movement to prevent home abuse caused from alcohol consumption
  • Women Suffrage, No alcohol
  • 18th Amendment
  • The 18th amendment is signed and bans the maufacturing and selling of alcohol in the United States
  • With high demand and short supply, beer became easy money for gansters and dealers
  • With alcohol being illegal, there was an opening to make profit, there was the creation organized crimes between gansters that was non detectable.
  • The Rise of Al Capone, the biggest gangster that lived in the United States, got rich from the prohibition illegally
  • The significance of this event demonstrates how the illegal law of a product doubles its value and provides an opening for croime