After the world war, with an increase in drink. Temperance organizations were formed to dissuade people from intoxication. to there was a period in the 1920’s where the sale manufacturing, and transportation of liquor was prohibited. This era was call Prohibition. From 1920-1933, alcohol was blamed for many of societies problems. From drunk husbands, and murder.
The 18th amendment ratified this, but was repealed by the 21st amendment 13 years later during the great depression.