Ness, Eliot (1903-1957)@
Read about Eliot Ness, an American Prohibition agent, famous for his efforts to enforce Prohibition in Chicago, Illinois. Sites offer biography, relationship with the FBI, writing credits, photos, articles, and trivia about the federal agent who led a group of eleven law-enforcement agents called The Untouchables.
Learn about the Twenty-First Amendment to the United States Constitution which repealed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States of Constitution which had mandated nationwide Prohibition. Sites include background information, text, and annotations from the 1933 amendement which repealed prohibition.
Find sites about the Eighteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution which was passed in 1817 to establish the Prohibition in the United States. Sites include background information, text, and annotations of the amendment as well as the Volstead Act which defined intoxicating liquors excluding those used for religious purpose.
Prohibition in Oregon
Discusses the state's reaction to the federal law.