1920: Prohibition begins, sparking the speakeasy movement and evolution of the defiant flapper trend. #TurnofStyle

1920: Prohibition begins, sparking the speakeasy movement and evolution of the defiant flapper trend. #TurnofStyle

Benami Property and Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016

Benami Property and Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016

Clues:  The Prohibition Amendment is ratified; the American Communist Party is established; Soviet forces occupy Ukraine; Romania annexes Transylvania; Reds over the Black Sox in the World Series; Teddy Roosevelt & Andrew Carnegie die; and J.D. Salinger and Jackie Robinson are born.

Clues: The Prohibition Amendment is ratified; the American Communist Party is established; Soviet forces occupy Ukraine; Romania annexes Transylvania; Reds over the Black Sox in the World Series; Teddy Roosevelt & Andrew Carnegie die; and J.D. Salinger and Jackie Robinson are born.

Primeiro carregamento de cerveja a sair em Nova York depois da revogação da Lei Seca americana.

Primeiro carregamento de cerveja a sair em Nova York depois da revogação da Lei Seca americana.

A woman hiding illegal bottles of beer under her skirt in special underwear pockets during the American Prohibition (1920-33) (coloured photo)

A woman hiding illegal bottles of beer under her skirt in special underwear pockets during the American Prohibition (1920-33) (coloured photo)

1920s prohibition posters: In 1920, Prohibition goes into effect with the passage of the 18th Amendment. Organized crime started to gain momentum as Mobsters such as Al Capone and Dutch Schultz began importing illegal alcohol and selling it to a public more than willing to break the law. An age of outlaw glamour and speakeasies continued for almost a decade.

1920s prohibition posters: In 1920, Prohibition goes into effect with the passage of the 18th Amendment. Organized crime started to gain momentum as Mobsters such as Al Capone and Dutch Schultz began importing illegal alcohol and selling it to a public more than willing to break the law. An age of outlaw glamour and speakeasies continued for almost a decade.

Kansas Action Alert: Support HB2683 to Nullify Warrantless Drone Spying | Tenth Amendment Center Blog

Kansas Action Alert: Support HB2683 to Nullify Warrantless Drone Spying | Tenth Amendment Center Blog

Upon the realization that experiment had not only failed but that America just needed a drink to deal with their new found poverty congress repealed the 18th amendment.

Upon the realization that experiment had not only failed but that America just needed a drink to deal with their new found poverty congress repealed the 18th amendment.

Prohibition in the 1920s did not stop people from buying, selling, or consuming alcohol. Illegally bootlegging made some people very rich.

Ken Burns' 'Prohibition' Recalls A Law So Strict It Was (Tee)totally Doomed

Prohibition in the 1920s did not stop people from buying, selling, or consuming alcohol. Illegally bootlegging made some people very rich.

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