Industrial Revolution

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Introduction Prohibition means the forbidding by law the manufacturing and selling of alcoholic beverages. In the late 1800’s, a period of reforms in the US, many people started to believe that alcohol had harmful effects on society. Due to the efforts of the Anti-Saloon League, the Women’s Christian Temperance Union and other organizations, the eighteenth amendment of prohibition was ratified. But since the beginning of the prohibition era, the US faced difficulties in enforcing …

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…Coffey. 3. Intemperance – The lost war against liquor, by Larry Engelmann 4. Temperance & Prohibition, by professor K. Austin Kerr - http://www.history.ohio-state.edu/projects/prohibition/default/htm. Bibliography 1. Prohibition – the thirteen years what changed America, by Edward Behr. 2. The Long Thirst – prohibition in America: 1920-1933, by Thomas M. Coffey. 3. Intemperance – The lost war against liquor, by Larry Engelmann 4. Temperance & Prohibition, by professor K. Austin Kerr - http://www.history.ohio-state.edu/projects/prohibition/default/htm.