Prohibition Dbq

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enforcing the Prohibition would decrease crime rates. On the contrary, they increased. Franklin D. Roosevelt pledged to the end the Prohibition. Shortly after, in 1923, the 21st Amendment was put into place. The 21st Amendment repealed the ban on alcohol. Certain states chose to remain dry after the Prohibition. These states were: North Carolina, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi. By 1966, all 50 states had abandoned Prohibition. The Prohibition had its effect on adolescents. Drinking by adolescents had actually increased during the beginning of the Prohibition. “Eight state mental hospitals reported a larger percentage of young patients during the Prohibition than formerly.” “During the past year (1926,) an unusually large group of patients
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