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The 21st Amendment

On February 20, 1933, Congress proposed the 21st Amendment to repeal prohibition. On December 5, 1933, the Amendment was ratified by the States. Learn more at https://goo.gl/3D0gAw, and watch this interesting newsreel from that period https://goo.gl/gVxqEo.

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The 21st Amendment

On February 20, 1933, Congress proposed the 21st Amendment to repeal prohibition. On December 5, 1933, the Amendment was ratified by the States. Learn more at https://goo.gl/3D0gAw and watch this interesting newsreel from that period https://goo.gl/gVxqEo.

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The 21st Amendment

On this date in 1933 the 21st Amendment (which repealed the 18th Amendment) was ratified by the states.  Prohibition ended. Learn more by watching this informative video at http://goo.gl/sjCWXC.  Also, take a look at President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Proclamation No. … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History 

On January 16, 1919, the 18th Amendment was ratified, and exactly one year later it went into effect.  The Amendment prohibited the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors.”  In 1933, however, the 21st Amendment repealed the law and prohibition … Continue reading

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