Sessions' marijuana decision shows we learned nothing from Prohibition - USA TODAY

Sessions' marijuana decision shows we learned nothing from Prohibition

Recreating black markets for weed only increases crime and puts more American lives in danger.

Prohibition: KC ignored Prohibition during the 1920s, leading to an abundance of jazz clubs, brothels and gambling halls. This earned KC the moniker "The Paris of the Plains" after one journalist wrote "If you want to see some sin, forget Paris and head to Kansas City."

Bootlegging In America

New York City Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Leach, right, watching agents pour liquor into sewer,

Sessions' marijuana decision shows we learned nothing from Prohibition - USA TODAY

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1920s prohibition posters  This is another poster about prohibition. I chose it because it asks a great question. Are people willing to spend money on alcohol or on soldiers at war.

prohibition posters This poster played on the emotions of the citizens to either spend their spare and extra cash on drinks or funding soldiers. A rhetoric poster promoting prohibition which was most effective.

Prohibition was definitely not one of those shining points in American history. In fact, attempts to regulate alcohol consumption go way back to the early days in US (even during the Colonial period).    This infographic spells out a history of attempts (and failures) of alcohol legistlation, protests, repeals and so on... (read more...)

Prohibition by the Numbers

This poster talks about prohibition, which would also be good for an American History class.

Today in Social Sciences...: Prohibition and the consolidation of the mafia in the USA

Citizens in a bar celebrate the end of alcohol prohibition in the United States. December Luckily Susan La Flesche Picotte wasn't alive to see that all of her hard work toward ending the sale of alcohol ended

Good Omens: Prohibition USA by Eldanis on DeviantArt

Good Omens: Prohibition USA by Eldanis

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The Speakeasy - Grandaddy Roy (Leroy) would take Goppy Lil there after the horse races.  She was usually the only woman there!

Jewel in the Rough: the Townhouse/Del Monte Speakeasy

"Prohibition is better than no liquor at all." ~Will Rogers (Happy Anniversary of the end of Prohibition)

From 1920 to 1933 the United States had a prohibition on all alcohol. It was brought by the 18th Amendment. This is what started all the underground alcohol stills and all the big gang organizations that sold alcohol illegally.

All You Need to Know About the Prohibition: Detroit police inspecting equipment found in a clandestine underground brewery during the Prohibition era. /* In India the distillers are one of the many Untouchables castes. but at least they can eat meat, */

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Beer waterfalls flowing out of story window in Detroit during prohibition.

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Celebrate the repeal of Prohibition today at pm! This is how they celebrated the repeal in San Francisco: After the annulment of the prohibition a truck with beer barrels delights the crowd in New York.

Bar patrons celebrate the repeal of Prohibition in 1933 (Credit: Imagno/Getty Images)

These days it seems like the city is over saturated with wannabe prohibition era style bars. From (not so) secret entrances and underground locations these modern era interpretations are of course.

1920s, Prohibition, Men's Fashion, Hats

Mens suits became shorter and more narrow and also they started to wear trench coats a little later on in the They were also clean shaven with short hair.