The Prohibition laws began operating in 1920, when the so-called act of Volstead Act came into force. The Constitution of the United States prohibits the manufacture and sale of “intoxicating liquors”. It was approved in 16 January 1919.
During World War II the Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of all Jewish ghettos in occupied Europe. It was established in October – November, 1940. Over 400,000 Jews were located there. Nearly 254,000 of Warsaw Ghetto residents were sent to Treblinka extermination camp in summer of 1942.