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Which statement best describes the beliefs of those who were against Prohibition in the early 1900s?
They thought Prohibition would take away people's rights.
What did the Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution accomplish?
It banned the production, sale, and transportation of alcohol in the US.
Why did Congress pass the Volstead Act to go along with the Eighteenth Amendment?
The Volstead Act provided for the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment.
Why was the Twenty-first Amendment to the US Constitution necessary?
to repeal the Eighteenth Amendment
In the early 1900s, Al Capone was a
During the 1925 Scopes trial, the prosecution's main argument was that
schools had to teach biblical creationism, not Darwin's Theory.
What affect did the Scopes trial have on the school curriculum in Tennessee?
It did not change the curriculum because Scopes lost the case.
How did Prohibition affect corruption in the early 1900s?
Prohibition increased corruption because people ignored the law.
Supporters of Prohibition, such as preacher Billy Sunday, expected that Prohibition would
fix the problems of society.
Which best describes why Women's Christian Temperance Union was formed?
Members were concerned about the impact of alcohol on their communities.
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