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

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)

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

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

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

1920's    J is for Juice Joint  An illegal bar (also called a speakeasy) that sold alcohol during prohibition. "We're all headed to that juice joint tonight."

1920's J is for Juice Joint An illegal bar (also called a speakeasy) that sold alcohol during prohibition. "We're all headed to that juice joint tonight."

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.

1920s prohibition posters: This revoked the sales and use of alcohol in the United States. This caused major crime such as bootlegging.

1920s prohibition posters: This revoked the sales and use of alcohol in the United States. This caused major crime such as bootlegging.

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