Temperance Movement Political Cartoons | Supporting Prohibition the Temperance Movement

Temperance Movement Political Cartoons | Supporting Prohibition the Temperance Movement

1920s prohibition posters  This is another poster about prohibition. I chose it because it asks a great question. Are people willing to spend money on alcohol or on soldiers at war.

1920s prohibition posters This is another poster about prohibition. I chose it because it asks a great question. Are people willing to spend money on alcohol or on soldiers at war.

Prohibition: KC ignored Prohibition during the 1920s, leading to an abundance of jazz clubs, brothels and gambling halls. This earned KC the moniker "The Paris of the Plains" after one journalist wrote "If you want to see some sin, forget Paris and head to Kansas City."

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Prohibition: KC ignored Prohibition during the 1920s, leading to an abundance of jazz clubs, brothels and gambling halls. This earned KC the moniker "The Paris of the Plains" after one journalist wrote "If you want to see some sin, forget Paris and head to Kansas City."

18th Amendment Political Cartoon | It's possible that people drank MORE during Prohibition. These ...

18th Amendment Political Cartoon | It's possible that people drank MORE during Prohibition. These ...

This picture here is of a Sunday school group attempting to sway the local populace’s position on the subject of prohibition. Prohibition was both introduced and repealed in most provinces in the 1920s. The prohibition that was imposed at the time led to a sort of cultural shift where criminals began to be idolized. Mobsters who smuggled alcohol were admired and many people began to spend their time in illegal clubs called speakeasies.

This picture here is of a Sunday school group attempting to sway the local populace’s position on the subject of prohibition. Prohibition was both introduced and repealed in most provinces in the 1920s. The prohibition that was imposed at the time led to a sort of cultural shift where criminals began to be idolized. Mobsters who smuggled alcohol were admired and many people began to spend their time in illegal clubs called speakeasies.

After the annulment of the Prohibition a truck with beer barrels delights the crowd, New York, USA, Photograph, Around 1930. Photo by Imagno/Getty Image - Photo by Imagno/Getty Image

December 5th is Repeal Day! 10 Facts About Prohibition's End

After the annulment of the Prohibition a truck with beer barrels delights the crowd, New York, USA, Photograph, Around 1930. Photo by Imagno/Getty Image - Photo by Imagno/Getty Image

The World War I and 1920s unit explores political, social, and cultural tensions that gripped a rapidly modernizing America.

The World War I and 1920s unit explores political, social, and cultural tensions that gripped a rapidly modernizing America.

Prohibition by the Numbers

Prohibition by the Numbers

Prohibition was definitely not one of those shining points in American history. In fact, attempts to regulate alcohol consumption go way back to the early days in US (even during the Colonial period).This infographic spells out a history of attempts

First gin distilled in NYC since prohibition. Cool bottle. $40

First gin distilled in NYC since prohibition. Cool bottle. $40

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