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Road to Prohibition
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The 18th amendment to the US Constitution banning the production, transport, and sale of intoxicating liquors was ratified on January 16, 1919. But how did we as a country get to the point where we decided to ban liquor? Join us as Erika Holst from the Illinois State Museum traces the history of alcohol consumption and the temperance movement in America, from Colonial times to the start of Prohibition.