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# Prohibition —
legal attempt to end consumption of alcohol in Canada, the USA, and Finland
Rum rows are established to import bootleg alcoholic beverages into U.S.
In the US, gangsters and the rise of organized crime, often associated with bootleg liquor, in defiance of Prohibition.
Methodist Board of Temperance, Prohibition, and Public Morals defends alcohol prohibition in U.S.
Repeal organizations organized to fight national prohibition in U.S.
The Scopes Monkey Trial (1925)
questioned evolution, creationism, and the right to teach
Bishop James Cannon, Jr. (November 13, 1864, Salisbury, Maryland – September 6, 1944, Chicago, Illinois[1])
an American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and prominent leader of the temperance movement in the 1920s until derailed by scandal.

After the death of powerful Anti-Saloon League leader Wayne Wheeler in 1927, Cannon, chairman of the Methodist Board of Temperance, Prohibition, and Public Morals, emerged as the most powerful leader of the temperance movement in the United States. Journalist H. L. Mencken said of Cannon that "Congress was his troop of Boy Scouts and Presidents trembled whenever his name was mentioned."