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On This Date in Legal History

On October 28, 1919, Congress passed the “National Prohibition Act”. The Act (also commonly known as the “Volstead Act”) spelled out how prohibition was to be enforced. The law remained in effect until the 21st Amendment was passed. You can … Continue reading

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The National Prohibition Act

On this date in 1919 the “National Prohibition Act” became law. The Act (also commonly known as the “Volstead Act”) spelled out how prohibition was to be enforced. The law remained in effect until the 21st Amendment was passed. You … Continue reading

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