Infographic of the Day: Celebrating Prohibition

December 10th, 2014
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December 5, 1933 was a happy day for holiday revelers who wanted to enjoy some mulled wine with their Christmas meal or bubbly on New Year’s Eve. That’s the day that the 18th Amendment – Prohibition – was repealed. In honor of the day, we take a look back at its history and how the government is involved with alcohol today. (Spoiler: it likes to tax it.)

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Click image to see a larger versionThe Anniversary of Prohibition's Repeal

The Anniversary of Prohibition’s Repeal via H&R Block

 

 















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