Prohibition  <ul><li>By: Alexis Hill  </li></ul>
What was Prohibition?  <ul><li>-  Prohibition was in 1920-1933 when it was illegal to sell and buy alcohol or to have anyt...
How is Prohibition related to civics?  <ul><li>Alcohol was made illegal by the 18 th  amendment and repealed by the 21 st ...
What were the causes of Prohibition? <ul><li>The causes of prohibition were the American Revolution had just ended, church...
Gangsters <ul><li>Gangsters saw a demand for alcohol once the 18 th  amendment was passed so they started bringing in rum ...
What caused Prohibition to end?  <ul><li>The economy crashed and the Great Depression began which brought back the manufac...
Reflection <ul><li>I think the 18 th  amendment was not a good amendment because people are going to manufacture and sell ...
Work Cited http://schreibe.wordpress.com/2010/02/09/the-five-causes-of-prohibition/ http://media.photobucket.com/image/rec...
Work Cited http://schreibe.wordpress.com/2010/02/09/the-five-causes-of-prohibition/ http://media.photobucket.com/image/rec...
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  1. 1. Prohibition <ul><li>By: Alexis Hill </li></ul>
  2. 2. What was Prohibition? <ul><li>- Prohibition was in 1920-1933 when it was illegal to sell and buy alcohol or to have anything made to manufacture alcohol. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How is Prohibition related to civics? <ul><li>Alcohol was made illegal by the 18 th amendment and repealed by the 21 st amendment. The 18 th amendment is the only amendment to ever be repealed. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What were the causes of Prohibition? <ul><li>The causes of prohibition were the American Revolution had just ended, churches had spent years protesting alcohol and women were gaining authority, and most women were against alcohol. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Gangsters <ul><li>Gangsters saw a demand for alcohol once the 18 th amendment was passed so they started bringing in rum from the caribbean and whiskey from stills to sale to owners of speakeasies, which were secret bars. Gangsters like Al Capone, one of the most famous gangsters during Prohibition, made millions of dollars off of selling alcohol alone . </li></ul>
  6. 6. What caused Prohibition to end? <ul><li>The economy crashed and the Great Depression began which brought back the manufacturing of alcohol to create jobs. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reflection <ul><li>I think the 18 th amendment was not a good amendment because people are going to manufacture and sell alcohol whether it is legal or not the only results that came out of passing the 18 th amendment was more organized crime and more drinking. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Work Cited http://schreibe.wordpress.com/2010/02/09/the-five-causes-of-prohibition/ http://media.photobucket.com/image/recent/pbingham/prohibition-1.jpg http://palatepress.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/503421stamendment.jpg http://www.authentichistory.com/1921-1929/2-social change/1-prohibition/1-overview/index.html http://connections-jazzage.wikispaces.com/file/view/29.jpg/54326172/29.jpg
  9. 9. Work Cited http://schreibe.wordpress.com/2010/02/09/the-five-causes-of-prohibition/ http://media.photobucket.com/image/recent/pbingham/prohibition-1.jpg http://palatepress.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/503421stamendment.jpg http://www.authentichistory.com/1921-1929/2-social change/1-prohibition/1-overview/index.html

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