When alcohol was illegal in the US?

When alcohol was illegal in the US?

National Prohibition in America outlawed the sale of alcohol under the 18th amendment to the Constitution in 1919. The Congressional law to implement the prohibition permitted under the 18th amendment was the Volstead Act, coming into operation January, 1920.

Why do some chickens lay green eggs?

A hen with a white earlobe will always lay white eggs, whereas hens with red earlobes can lay brown, blue or green eggs. Araucana and Ameraucana breeds, also known as the “Easter Egg Chickens”, famously lay varying shades of green and blue eggs.

How heavy is a space shuttle?

The Space Shuttle weighed 165,000 pounds empty. Its external tank weighed 78,100 pounds empty and its two solid rocket boosters weighed 185,000 pounds empty each. Each solid rocket booster held 1.1 million pounds of fuel.

Why do bulls have nose rings?

A bull may be led by a rope tied through the ring, although a halter (headcollar) is usually also used so as not to rely unduly on the nose ring for control. If the bull has horns, the lead rope may also be fastened around those and then passed down through the nose ring.

What plant does vanilla come from?

Vanilla comes from orchids of the genus Vanilla. While the major species of vanilla orchids are now grown around the world, they originally came from Mesoamerica, including parts of modern day Mexico and Guatemala. The vanilla orchid is a vine-like plant that grows up trees.

Can chickens have twins in one egg?

When two chicks hatch from the same egg, the egg usually has two yolks. Usually, one embryo out competes the other and only one chick survives to hatch. Many time both embryos die before hatch. We have no knowledge of Siamese twin chicks ever being hatched.

How should you evade an alligator or crocodile?

Crocodiles and alligators are surprisingly fast on land.  Although they are rapid, they are not agile.  So, if being chased by one, run in a zigzag line to lose him or her.

Do salmon die after they spawn?

The salmon run is the time when salmon, which have migrated from the ocean, swim to the upper reaches of rivers where they spawn on gravel beds. After spawning, all Pacific salmon and most Atlantic salmon die, and the salmon life cycle starts over again.