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How Did Prohibition Change U.S Society in the 1920s?

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How Did Prohibition Change U.S Society in the 1920s?

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… was introduced a vast majority of Americas population enjoyed drinking. So naturally when prohibition was introduced there were a lot of unhappy people in America. Some of the public refused to conform to the new ways of prohibition so ex-saloon owners created places called speakeasies. This was the common name for a saloon or bar for the duration of prohibition. The owners of the speakeasies would either import alcohol or they would create their own alcohol called moonshine. This alcohol was a lot cheaper to make and cheaper to buy so therefore was a very popular drink. Plus bootleg alcoholic beverages like beer and whisky were created, the whole drinking scene was slowly starting to look like its former self. The most confusing statistic is that before prohibition there were less speakeasies then there were during prohibition. So therefore the introduction of prohibition had actually increased America’s alcohol intake rate. When Prohibition …

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