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Prohibition

Author: Stephen Currie
Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, ©2013.
Series: Understanding American history.
Edition/Format:   Book : Secondary (senior high) school : English
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During the Prohibition era, Americans could not legally sell or manufacture alcoholic drinks but many people simply ignored the laws and consumed all the liquor they wanted. This book discusses how Prohibition came into being, how it worked and did not work, why it was eventually repealed, and what legacies Prohibition left for modern America.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Currie
ISBN: 9781601525086 1601525087
OCLC Number: 811850332
Description: 94 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Important events of Prohibition --
Introduction : The defining character of Prohibition --
What conditions led to prohibition? --
Prohibition begins --
Organized crime and law enforcement --
Toward repeal --
What was the legacy of prohibition?
Series Title: Understanding American history.
Responsibility: Stephen Currie.

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During the Prohibition era, Americans could not legally sell or manufacture alcoholic drinks but many people simply ignored the laws and consumed all the liquor they wanted. This book discusses how Prohibition came into being, how it worked and did not work, why it was eventually repealed, and what legacies Prohibition left for modern America.

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