Prohibition: 100 years ago

The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution–which banned the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors–ushered in a period in American history known as Prohibition.  Prohibition officially went into effect on January 17, 1920, with the passage of the Volstead Act. The Movement In the 1820’s and ’30’s, a wave of religious revivalism swept the […]

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