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Alcohol

St. Scholastica Day Riot: When English People Killed Do...

June 6, 2020

St. Scholastica Day riot. (Howard Davies/Wikimedia Commons) Don't you hate it when you get all gussied up and head out to a restaurant for a nice evening only...

FDR Ends Prohibition: The Immediate Aftermath And How T...

March 22, 2020

View of men and women celebrating the repeal of Prohibition with a toast and bell-ringing, Chicago, 1933. (Chicago History Museum/Getty Images) Prohibition ha...

When The U.S. Government Poisoned The Alcohol Supply Du...

January 20, 2020

The Prohibition Party was hemming and hawing about alcohol consumption for years before they got their way in 1919 with the passage of the 18th Amendment, banning...

The Elizabethan Era's Most Horrifying And Disgusting Re...

November 17, 2019

The Elizabethan era began on November 17, 1558, when Queen Elizabeth I ascended to the throne. The era is remembered as a time of beautiful clothing, luxurious h...