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15 Surprising Facts About Prohibition

On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution ended what had been called America’s “noble experiment.” The experiment was Prohibition – a nationwide ban on the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. The ban had been in place for nearly 14 years.

December 5, 1933 Prohibition Ends @Lauren Copeland we should start celebrating this every year!!

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.

This is another photo stressing the prohibition era. The men in this photo had probably made the alcohol and were breaking many laws. Those who had done this in this period of time often sold the products to different suppliers. The alcohol for these man was a source of income. This photo captivated me because it seems like the men have a sense of family and belonging.

21 Photos Of People Being Wonderful Throughout History

Charlie Chaplin learns the manual alphabet from Hellen Keller in 1919. #Legends #Vintage #BlackAndWhite

27 Badass Images Of Women Winning And Exercising The Right To Vote

If a woman brought you in to the world, then you should vote. This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection.