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USII.6b Prohibition Matching

This is a review for SOL USII.6b Prohibition.
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Temperance Movement
Wanted to end the sale, manufacture and consumption of alcohol in order to improve American life.
18th Amendment
Banned alcohol, began Prohibition in 1919.
Speakeasies
Places (like clubs) "underground" where people could drink illegal alcohol during Prohibition.
Organized crime
Benefited from Prohibition as alcohol became more profitable.
Bootleggers
Made and smuggled, "ran," illegal alcohol during Prohibition
21st Amendment
Repealed, or cancelled, the 18th Amendment in 1933, making alcohol legal again