The Word Bootlegging In The 1920's

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Bootlegging started in the 1920’s in the U.S. history by doing illegal traffic in such as liquor in “violation of legislative restrictions on it manufacture, sale, or transportation.” The word “bootlegging” started in the Midwest around the 1800’s mainly to practice of concealing flasks of illicit liquor in boot tops when trading with the Indians. The word became part of the American “Eighteenth Amendment” to the U.S. Constitution effected the “National prohibition of alcohol” but it also repeal in 1933.
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