Prohibition was a big deal in the 1920's. It was a law that forbidded the sale of alcoholic beverages. Many people of this time got very angry and began rebelling against this law. Although it was a law, no one followed it. It was the 18th amendment to the constitution that enforced prohibition in the United States. It was only in the U.S. where alcohol was banned. People broke this law because and the death toll grew higher as well as domestic violence counts, and crimes as well. Prohibition definantly wasn't as helpfull to the United States as they intended it to be in the beginning. This law was... a failure!