Weird Shit of History: Prohibition

Banning alcohol in America was weird…and stupid.

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Yes, America did ban alcohol.

While you may not think it was necessarily a weird thing of history, I think we need to understand just how much of a bad idea it was.

Prohibition, the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, went into effect on January 17, 1920, and it lasted…



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Ryan Redmond

Ryan Redmond

Writer of books, essays, short stories, and grocery lists that are replaced by takeout. Either drinking coffee or wine at the moment. | Twitter @iamryanredmond