December 24, 2020
By John Moser
One hundred years ago, on October 28, the Volstead Act – or National Prohibition Act — was passed. The Act created a legal mechanism to enforce the 18th Amendment, which prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors.”
The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge of Prohibition.
John Moser is professor of history at Ashland University and co-chair of the Ashbrook Center’s Master of Arts in American History and Government program for teachers.
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