The Fight Against "Demon Rum" [ushistory.org]

Prohibition Political cartoons, both for and against, sprouted up during the 1920s Saloons were closed, bottles were smashed, and kegs were split wide open. When the states ratified the Eighteenth Amendment in 1919, the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages was outlawed. Protestant ministers and progressive politicians rejoiced and proclaimed a holier and safer America.

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