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.

Bar patrons celebrate the repeal of Prohibition in 1933 (Credit: Imagno/Getty Images)

Bar patrons celebrate the repeal of Prohibition in 1933 (Credit: Imagno/Getty Images)

From 1920 to 1933 the United States had a prohibition on all alcohol. It was brought by the 18th Amendment. This is what started all the underground alcohol stills and all the big gang organizations that sold alcohol illegally.

From 1920 to 1933 the United States had a prohibition on all alcohol. It was brought by the 18th Amendment. This is what started all the underground alcohol stills and all the big gang organizations that sold alcohol illegally.

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.

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 Speakeasy - Grandaddy Roy (Leroy) would take Goppy Lil there after the horse races.  She was usually the only woman there!

Jewel in the Rough: the Townhouse/Del Monte Speakeasy

The Speakeasy - Grandaddy Roy (Leroy) would take Goppy Lil there after the horse races. She was usually the only woman there!

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 Prohibition was both introduced and repealed in most provinces in the 1920s.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.

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