On January 17, 1920, the 18th amendment would take effect. The 18th amendment banned the sale and consumption of alcohol.
Carry Amelia Nation reading an article after 18th amendment strikes controversy. She, along with many women, have fought for prohibition for years.
"BREAKING NEWS: Man starts a riot after bar closes due to the new amendment passing." Tragic. Let's celebrate girls!
What is going on?!
Carry and her girls were walking down a street when one of the ladies noticed a group of men waiting outside a restaurant for no particular reason. Something did not seem right and they begin to investigate.