January 16, 1919: A Historical Date That Marks The Ratification Of Prohibition, Which Outlaws Alcohol In The US

January 16, 1919 A Historical Date That Marks The Ratification Of Prohibition, Which Outlaws Alcohol In The US

This day in history, January 16, 1919, saw the ratification of the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution, also known as Prohibition. It was a progressive attempt to impose social reform through increased government power. “The manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the … Read more