Prohibition in the 20th Century

  • Main prohibits alcohol.

    Main prohibits alcohol.
    Main becomes the first state to prohibit alcohol.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The Civil War begins
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    The civil war ends.
  • Anti Saloon League

    Anti Saloon League
    The Anti Saloon League is formed
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    World War I

  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    The U.S Senate passes the Volstead Act
  • War Time Prohibiton

    War Time Prohibiton
    The War Time Prohibition Act is passed to save grain for the war effort during WWI.
  • 18th Amendment Ratified

    18th Amendment Ratified
    The 18th amendment is ratified.
  • Prohibition

    This is the day when Prohibition is enforced (it begins).
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  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    The Volstead (National Prohibition) Act passed the U.S. Congress
  • Rise of Criminals

    Rise of Criminals
    The rise of criminal bootleggers began to be a huge conflict.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
  • Period: to

    The Great Depression

  • Prohibition Ends

    Prohibition Ends
    Prohibition is repealed. The 21st Amendment is created.