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Prohibition in Nevada: Nevadans Bet on Prohibition and Lost

Promising Future National Prohibition in Nevada seemed like a sure thing when it began in 1920. ¬†Nevadans had already begun their own statewide prohibition in 1918. There was great support for temperance. Nevada residents had believed that Prohibition would improve health, reduce crime, and raise morality. They thought it would ¬†protect the family, promote prosperity, …

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