Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933. During the nineteenth century, alcoholism, family violence, and saloon- based political corruption prompted prohibitionists, led by pietistic Protestants, to end the alcoholic beverage trade to cure the ill society and weaken. Popcorn ( popped corn, popcorns or pop- corn) is a variety of corn kernel, which expands and puffs up when heated.
A popcorn kernel' s strong hull contains the seed' s hard, starchy endosperm with 14– 20% moisture, which turns to steam as the kernel is heated. Pressure from the steam continues to build until the hull ruptures, allowing the kernel to forcefully expand from 20 to 50 times its.