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Beginning of Prohibition
First law about Prohibition passed in Maine
13 states have enacted prohibition legislation
Foundation of the National Prohibition Party
Kansas is the first state to have prohibition in its state constitution
The National Prohibition Party elects its first member of the House of Representatives.
The Anti-Saloon League is formed.
The US Senate passes the Volstead Act
The War Time Prohibition Act is passed to save grain for the war effort
the Volstead Act passes the US Congress and the 18th amendment is ratified by 36 states
The rise of bootleggers highlight the darker side of prohibition.
Elliot Ness begins in earnest to tackle violators of prohibition and Al Capone's gang in Chicago
Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Cullen-Harrison Act which legalizes the manufacture and sale of certain alcohol.
Prohibition is repealed with the 21st amendment
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