Updated: 2/13/2020

Storyboard Text

  • 1826
  • Those who attend this here church are advised to join the temperance and support abstinence from alcohol
  • Early 20th Century
  • Long day, I am kind of interested in getting a drink
  • You've already had 8, you sure you want another?
  • Hard day, another few drinks should be all right
  • Those drinks got me feeling for stealing from this place
  • Due to an increased amount of crime, the US government has passed the 18th Amendment prohibiting alcohol
  • All the way back in the early 1800s, there have been many, specifically women and those who strictly follow their religion create temperance movements. At the start of the 20th century, the government believed a solution to mass amount of crime would be the prohibition of selling alcohol so they passed the 18th Amendment