Prohibition in America

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Maine Passes Prohibiton Law

1851

13 States have Prohibition Laws

1855

National Prohibition Party Founded

1869

Anti-Saloon League is Formed

1893

Volstead Act

1917

Wartime Prohibition Act

1918

18th Amendment Ratified - Prohibition

January 29, 1919

Bootleggers come on strong

1920

Cullen-Harrison Act

1933

21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition

December 5, 1933