(US History) Chapter 7: Prohibition

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Prohibition came to be with

The 18th Amendment

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Prohibition made 5 things about alcohol illegal. What were the 5 things

Manufacture Transportation Import Export Sale

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Bootlegging

An illegal source

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A bootlegger originally got their name...how?

People who use to hide a flask on their leg

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Still

A device used to produce alcohol from corn, grain, potatoes, or other fruit and vegetable sources

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Speakeasy

Bars that operated illegally

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How did speakeasies get their names?

The term comes from a patron's manner of ordering alcohol without raising suspicion — a bartender would tell a patron to be quiet and "speak easy".

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What were the two main weapons used by the mafia / gangsters?

Machine guns Sawed-off shotguns

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What involved bribing police to ignore illegal activities?

Also they would offer "protection" Racketeering

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Al Capon's nickname was...

Scarface

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Who brought Al Capone to justice?

Elliot Ness

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What was the name of the prison Al Capone was held at? (The one he went crazy at)

Alcatraz

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What repealed prohibition?

The 21st amendment

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What law / act enforced prohibition?

The Volstead Act

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