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Historical Events Of The Prohibition

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The prohibition, one of America’s most infamous historical events was an attempt to change the drinking habits of the American people. originating from a progressive movement in the beginning 1900’s mostly supported by women, the anti-alcohol consumption campaign along with women’s rights movements and unionization of workers, it influenced the Congressional decision on alcohol. It was initiated with the Eighteenth Amendment to the constitution, which prohibited selling, manufacturing, transporting, importing and exporting alcoholic beverages.
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