Prohibition was one of the defining aspects of the Roaring '20s. The law could not quell the continuing demand for alcoholic products, and Americans everywhere ignored the law. The Speakeasy replaced the Saloon and by 1925, there were over 100,000 Speakeasies in New York City alone. Gangsters, Bootleggers, and Rum Runners all made huge profits quenching America's thirst.
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