1920s Prohibition Research Paper

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Each law in the united states has a unique case and background that drove them to create that particular law. In 1920, amendment XVIII of the united states constitution established Prohibition. Prohibition is the abolishment of the production, consumption, and distribution of Alcohol. The causes of prohibition were not political but they were more so based on morality and inconvenience. A major push for prohibition came from different religious groups. The religious leaders firmly believed that less alcohol consumption would result in a decrease in crime, domestic abuse, destitution and would raise the overall quality of America. Religious leaders spoke against the evils of alcohol, this claim attracted new supporters to the movement of prohibiting
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