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Prohibition Dictionary and Glossary of Prohibition Words

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This Prohibition dictionary and glossary is a guide to terms and groups related to National Prohibition (1920-1933) in the U.S. It does not list people. Alcohol Alcohol refers to ethyl alcohol or ethanol, the type found in alcohol beverages. It is also commonly used to refer to alcohol   beverage in general. The word alcohol …

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The Crusaders (Influential Prohibition Repeal Group)


Business leader Fred G. Clark founded The Crusaders in 1929. National Prohibition (1920-1933) was causing many very serious problems. They included bootlegging, gangerstism, and rampant violence. Fred Clark was appalled at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Chicago. Rivalry among competing bootlegging gangsters led to that horrible massacre. The group didn’t work at the national …

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