prohibition era


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Noun1.prohibition era - the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendmentprohibition era - the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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1947: Al Capone, Chicago gang boss in the Prohibition era, died of a heart attack days after suffering a stroke aged 48.
Get the lowdown on the world of moonshine and bootlegging during America's infamous Prohibition era at a new attraction.
amp;nbsp;It was after that in early 1933 that Congress adopted a motion to revoke the 18th amendment and proposed the 21st Amendment, thus bringing the Prohibition era to a close.
Readers interested in social histories, Prohibition era events, Capone in particular or Chicago's evolution will find much to like about this survey of the city's underworld.
I felt as if we were stepping into an underground speakeasy from the prohibition era.
They possess the original recipes from the prohibition era and have already accumulated several awards for their whiskeys and bourbons.
He covers the use of guns during the frontier period, firearms regulations in the post-Civil War South and on the western frontier, prohibition era violence and the beginnings of Federal gun control, and a wide variety of other related subjects over the eight chapters split between the two volumes.
Set in Prohibition Era America, this story is of two young people trying to navigate life and caring for their families while also deciding between right and wrong.
Set in Chicago during the Prohibition era, Black City Saint offers a wickedly unprecedented twist on the legend of Saint George and the Dragon, mixing history and mythology with mobsters, flappers, and Feirie.
This volume is a collective biography of the legendary characters from the Prohibition era who turned organized crime into big business.
A NEW discreet pop-up pub called The White Rabbit opened in Cardiff last night, inspired by the United States' prohibition era, when alcohol could only be consumed by sneaking into alleyways and back rooms with pass codes.
ATASTE of the 1920s US prohibition era is set to unfold in a new entertainment venue due to open in railway arches on Tyneside.