Mainly because alcohol was prohibited in alcohol prohibition the the government enforced.
Century is to Centennial as Decade is to Decennial.
I haven't seen my great grandmother for over a decade. The 1960's was a decade of great social change in the United States.
The largest decline in the Native American population occurred in the 19th century, particularly during the 1800s. This period witnessed significant population loss due to factors such as disease, forced removal policies, warfare, and displacement from traditional lands by settlers and the U.S. government.
A decade of republican government put the economy in debt. During Reagan's time the money was spend on defense spending.
Marsden. has written: 'Study in to the changing attitudes of teachers over the last decade in to the effect of television on the development of school children'
It was a period of financial difficulty caused by the 1929 Wall Street Crash that led to a global depression. Britain had an economic decline