21st Amendment

  • Temperance League

    Women saying it's bad for our house and families. Alcohol should be banned.
  • Anti Saloon League

    The anti-saloon league was founded in 1893 in Oberlin, Ohio. Turn the moral crusade against alcohol into a political one.
  • WW1 Starting

  • 18th Amendment

    The 18th Amendment prohibited people from selling, making or transporting '"intoxicating liquors."
  • WW2 Ending

  • Saint Valentine's Day Massacre

    seven members of Bugs Moran's gang were machine-gunned in a garage on Chicago's North Side on February 14, 1929.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great depression caused the repeal of the 18th amendment. The 18th amendment "prohibited the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liqours." Which eliminated the amount of taxes the government could get from the sale of liqour. In order to get more money, they wanted the 21st amendment.
  • 21st Amendment

    On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified. The 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment of January 16, 1919, ending the increasingly unpopular nationwide prohibition of alcohol.