Sale And Distribution Of Alcohol In The 1920s

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In the 1920s the 18th amendment made all sale and distribution of alcohol illegal. Many people were divided and there were the wets who supported alcohol and the drys who wanted it gone. The drys believed alcohol was evil, they also believed by banning alcohol would bring families closer , lessen crime, and make people better. Unfortunately the amendment caused so much money loss. Many people went out of business because of the law. People that supported the law thought it would make other things sales boost but instead they went down even more. Since it was illegal to sell alcohol many people turned to bootleg alcohol which was very toxic. It caused so much deaths and the crime rate actually increased. Many people became criminals by selling
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