Photos: 100 years ago, Prohibition began; it didn't work out so well
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Photos: 100 years ago, Prohibition began; it didn't work out so well

Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted.

Alcohol prohibition became the law of the land 100 years ago on Jan. 16, 1920, one year to the day after its ratification in the 18th Amendment.

Take a look back in photos of the history of Prohibition and U.S. alcohol consumption in the last 100 years.

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