Prohibition Questions And Answers

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An immediate effect of the Scopes trial on American society was that
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people learned the scientific evidence for the theory of evolution.
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John Scopes, the defendant in the 1925 Scopes trial, was
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a teacher
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In the early 1900s, Al Capone was a
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bootlegger
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What affect did the Scopes trial have on the school curriculum in Tennessee?
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It did not change the curriculum because Scopes lost the case.
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Why was the Twenty-first Amendment to the US Constitution necessary?
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to repeal the Eighteenth Amendment
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Why did Congress pass the Volstead Act to go along with the Eighteenth Amendment?
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The Volstead Act provided for the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment.
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How did Prohibition affect corruption in the early 1900s?
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Prohibition increased corruption because people ignored the law.
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Supporters of Prohibition, such as preacher Billy Sunday, expected that Prohibition would
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fix the problems of society.
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What did the Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution accomplish?
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It banned the production, sale, and transportation of alcohol in the US.
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Which best describes why Women’s Christian Temperance Union was formed?
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Members were concerned about the impact of alcohol on their communities.

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