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
Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.
Pillar-Discovered while hiking in the woods along Devil's Hole Creek, Monroe County, Pa. The ruins are of a hunting lodge built early in the last century, according to a hiking guidebook. Supposedly the lodge became a speakeasy during Prohibition.
The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.