Bathtub Gin and the Bee’s Knees
In January of 1919, the 18th Amendment was ratified. On January 17, 1920 it went into effect with the passage of the Volstead Act, starting a time period known as Prohibition. It was supposed to be a wholesome time without the dangers caused by alcohol. What commenced, though, was one of the liveliest and crime-ridden periods in American history.