Cheers: Prohibition era cartoons

A slide show marking the anniversary of the 18th Amendment


Chen Hooft van Huysduynen
January 16, 2013 9:24PM (UTC)

On this day in 1919, the 18th Amendment, prohibiting the manufacture, transport and sale of "intoxicating liquors" won ratification from enough states to become law. Since they couldn't drink (supposedly), people diverted themselves with ornate, hilarious campaigns for and against alcohol. Today, 94 years later, political and social ad campaigners can raise their glasses to those who had to live without.

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