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Date: 6 months ago   Category: Science

"Profitable business": why introduction of the Prohibition in the USA did not result in desirable results — RT in Russian


85 years ago in the USA the Prohibition was cancelled. The reform directed initially to improvement of the nation and maintaining public morals in 16 years was enshrined in the Constitution before. But because of crudity and lack of effective strategy it led to activization in the country of organized crime and to growth of popularity of hard alcoholic drinks. As a result official Washington surrendered. How U.S. authorities the only time in the history repealed the amendment made earlier to the American Constitution — in the material RT.

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