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Video Review Sheet 1) What was prohibition?

2) Write down what Herbert Hoover, the future President of the USA, said about prohibition – What did he mean by this?

3) What is “abstinence”?

4) What kind of people launched the aim of prohibition and why?

5) What kind of people made up the Temperance Society and give four reasons why;

6) What was the Volstead Act?

7) When did prohibition take full effect?


8) What happened as a result of prohibition? Record notes as the video goes on. Give at least five outcomes of the Volstead Act.

9) What was bootlegging?

10) When was prohibition ended?

11) Why did it fail? Refer to crime‌..


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