Tag Archives: American Prohibition

December 5, 1933

On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, thereby repealing the 18th Amendment and ending Prohibition. Thus ending the 13 year experiment of trying to legally force everyone to be sober and not drink alcohol. … Continue reading

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June 2, 1851

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1851 – Maine became the first U.S. state to enact a law that prohibited alcohol. The state of New Hampshire and the country Canada quickly set up businesses and stores just across the state … Continue reading

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January 16, 1920

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1920 the 18th Amendment ‘Prohibition’ went into effect and the product, transportation, sale, and consumption of alcohol became illegal and instantly criminalized 40% of the American population and the effect of this ‘religious-based’ law … Continue reading

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