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  1. DO NOW SILENTLY fill out the sheet that was handed to you at the door.

  2. The Temperance Movement • The Temperance Movement was a social movement in the United States that urged the prohibition of alcohol

  3. The Prohibition • As a result of the Temperance Movement, The Prohibition occurred • The Prohibition was the time period when the sale and possession of alcohol was illegal in the United States

  4. The Prohibition • It lasted from 1920 to 1933 • The Prohibition Act or the Eighteenth Amendment of the Constitution was also called the Volstead Act, after the man who wrote the law

  5. Effects of the Prohibition • Organized Crime- Groups of criminals gathered to produce and sell alcohol without the consent of the government • Speakeasys- Buildings and secret restaurants that served alcohol to patrons • Economic Decline- Bars, Restaurants, and Breweries closed because of the Prohibition. Many of them did not reopen after it was repealed

  6. Who Sold Alcohol? • Places that sold alcohol were known as speakeasys. • Crime bosses led organized crime in many major cities

  7. Al Capone • Huge crime boss in Chicago, Illinois. Although he was selling alcohol, which was against the law, he felt that he was simply doing what the people wanted and considered himself a hero.

  8. Tree of Temperance andTree of Intemperance • These were drawings spread around through newspapers and flyers during the Prohibition. • In groups, we are going to discuss these drawings and answer the questions on page two.

  9. Prohibition: The Forgotten Crusade • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szntim2j9Rg • This is a video about the Prohibition. Please carefully note some of the issues that affected people during the Prohibition. • After we watch the video, we will discuss it and fill out our exit tickets for today