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Problems Caused by Prohibition in Delaware Led to Support for Repeal

Prohibition in Delaware

The temperance movement has a long tradition in Delaware. Much of the state had already become dry before National Prohibition in 1920.  By referendum, Kent and Sussex counties had adopted their own prohibition as early as 1907. New Castle followed. Only the city of Wilmington was still wet when Prohibition was imposed across the country. …

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