Prohibition:Why Did America Change Its Mind?
Americans Changed their mind on prohibition when congress passed the 18th amendment,they noticed that crime rates were going up,and since alcohol was illegal everybody was going from left to right just to try to find some alcohol.also because of law enforcement.Prohibition encouraged bootleggers to bring in illegal alcohol.America also changed its mind because the homicide rate went up by 50% during prohibition.And during this time there is a large percentage of people just getting intoxicated and ruining their lives and committing crimes.
One main reason why america changed their mind was due to the fact of the volstead act.The volstead act is a Bill passed by Congress to enforce the language of the 18th Amendment. This bill made the manufacture and distribution of alcohol illegal within the borders of the United States.