Explain Roosevelt's Journey To Get Rid Of Prohibition

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Roosevelt 's journey to end the Great Depression was just getting started. He requested that Congress should start to try and get rid of Prohibition. This would allow Americans to purchase alcohol legally again. At the end of 1933 Congress approved the 21st Amendment which got rid of Prohibition for good. This helped the economy because people were allowed to buy and sell alcohol again. Also, the government could also tax the alcohol again too. This gave people more jobs, and it gave the government more money. In May, Roosevelt Passed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act into law, which allowed the manufacturing of dams along the Tennessee River that controlled flooding and created hydroelectric power for the general population in the area. This
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