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The 18th Amendment to the Constitution prohibited the consumption and sale of alcohol in the United States from 1920 to 1933. This period became known as the Prohibition.
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Eighteenth Amendment.
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Prohibition The 18th amendment made manufacture, importation, or possession of alcohol illegal. It is also known as the "Noble Experiment".it was also called the temperance movement or temperance act.
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No, it was actually very counter-productive in that it created many serious problems while solving none. Prohibition was an attempt to legislate morality and ended up causing people to turn to distilled alcohol so that the most alcohol could be transported with minimum risk. Also, prohibition stren…
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There are several reasons why Prohibition did not work, however I think the basic reason is that people of that time believed in personal choice. The government could not dictate ones private life as long as it did not hurt another. In other words, we would not stand for it. Good post above but wa…
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Responsibility for enforcing Prohibition fell to the Bureau of Prohibition at the Federal level, and to normal state and local agencies (e.g. state and local police forces). The FBI was frequently involved, as were various other Treasury and Justice Department agencies. Note that the Bureau of Proh…
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The 18th amendment , that which prohibited alcoholic beverages, was repealed December 5th, 1933, by the 21st amendmenet.National Prohibition was repealed in 1933. However, prohibition at the county level still exists in many states.
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Social attitudes can make laws difficult to enforce
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Prohibition in the US was the result of the eighteenth amendment to the US Constitution. It prohibited the sale of alcoholic beverages. It was repealed by the 21st amendment.
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The 21st Amendment
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National Prohibition of alcohol in the US outlawed the production, transportation and sale (but not the consumption) of alcoholic beverages. The movement began in the mid-nineteeth century and culminated with the ratification of the 18th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. National Prohibition st…
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a campaign to stop the drinking of alcohol
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Prohibition started in January 17, 1920 with the ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution.the 1920s and it failed because people still drank it and made it in secret-moonshine.
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Answer A speakeasy was an establishment that was used for selling and drinking alcoholic beverages during the period of United States history known as Prohibition (1920-1933, longer in some states), when the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol was illegal. The term comes from a patro…
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The 21st Amendment (adopted in 1933) repealed the 18th Amendment (Prohibition) that had been adopted in 1919.The 18th amendment, along with acts such as the Volstead Act, had outlawed the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the US. After the decade of the 1920's which saw…
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Robert P. Shuler and Wayne Wheeler were two significant players during prohibition. Others were Annie Wittenmyer and Al Capone. Prohibition in the U.S. ended in 1933.
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It encouraged people to break the law because they wanted to show the government that it is America and that it is our American right to be able to drink.It encouraged people to break the law because they wanted to show the government that it is America and that it is our American right to be able t…
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Contrary to common misperception, the Eighteenth Amendment did not prohibit either the purchase or consumption of alcoholic beverages. It was illegal to produce, transport or sell beverage alcohol. However, wine used for religious purposes was not considered a beverage and was permitted.Farmers were…
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= Why did we adopt the 18th amendment? = good answer.....
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20to 33 years
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They manufactured and sold quite a bit of alcohol to U.S. "bootleggers", and provided clubs and other drinking establishments for people who wanted to avoid the oppressive prohibition laws.The French islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, 16 miles off the coast of Canada's Newfoundland, boomed in sel…
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Prohibition failed because many americans found ways to get around the law
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The Prohibitation Started On The 16th Of January 1919
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Answer it was the prohibition act (no alcohal) The 21st amendment to the United States constitution repealed the 18th amendment to the United States constitution which had mandeted nationwide prohibition.
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The two organization most closely related with passing prohibition were the Protestant religion and the Temperance Movement. They believed alcohol led to prostitution, laziness, and spousal abuse.
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21st Amendment The 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment, which was the prohibition of alcohol.Amendment 21 repeals Amendment 18.
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It addressed individual behavior rather than that of corporations or the government.
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The 18th amendment established prohibition The 21st Amendment repealed the 18th amendment.
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Prohibition is the banning of making, selling, and possessing of alcohol stated by the 18th Amendment. It lasted from 1920-1933. The 21st Amendment repelled the 18th Amendment therefore unbanning alcohol.
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Amendment 18.It was made in 1919, but it was repealed by Amendment 21 in 1933.
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Answer It is the amendment that guarantees that women have the right to vote. Prior to this amendment (1920) women did not vote, as incomprehensible as that seems to us today. So the answer is that it's just a way to say that WOMEN SHOULD VOTE!That after many years of protests Women were finally …
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"Anyone old enough to fight for his country is old enough to vote."faced few of the practical obstacles to voting that blacks did
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National Labor Relations Act of 1935 is a US federal law that safeguards the basic rights of private sector workers to organize and run trade unions, pursue collective bargaining for better terms of employment and taking collective action like strikes. It is also known as Wagner Act.
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The 21st amendment, which repealed Prohibition, was ratified on December 5, 1933.
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the forbidding by law of the sale of alcoholic liquors as beverages.
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the 18th amendment.
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it banned all alcohol from the United States. The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States and its possessions. Contrary to common belief, it did not prohibit the purchase or consumption of alcohol. The Amen…
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Answer The 21st Amendment.
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The Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was the main such organization and still exists today.
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No, there are no Dowry prohibition officers in Mumbai. But the Dowry is illegal if complained about.
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1920-1933
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The 21st Amendment (1933) repealed the 18th Amendment (1919), which is also known as "prohibition" and banned the manufacture and sale of alcohol in the US.(The ban on alcohol did not prohibit its consumption, and was widely ignored, leading to the growth of a massive illegal industry dominated by c…
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Alcoholic beverages. Specifically, beer, wine and hard spirits. The Volstead Act and the 18th Amendment were enacted in 1919, and took effect the following year. The US ban on importation and sale lasted from January 16, 1920 until December 5, 1933 when it was repealed by the 21st Amendment.
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I'm not aware of any act. unless a crime against children has been commited by this person and as long as he has permission from the princlpe he is fine.
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attempted reduce the amount of alcohol consumed within a community or society in general
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Ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages
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Because many people did not like the 18 amendment By Nicholas Monroe
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Of course, there are many other reasons, but just to state one: The Stock Market crash of 1929 caused the beginning of the Great Depression, which meant people were losing jobs and were at desperate measures to gain money.Prohibition meant one less space for jobs, since making alcohol and selling al…
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Prohibition was supported by conservatives who love to interfere in everybody's lives. People who apposed it were alcoholics, liberals , and other people who love freedom.
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The 18th Amendment (dealing with prohibition) was repealed by the 21st Amendment because of its lack of usefulness. People were still drinking, but the government couldn't benefit from this at all (taxes, anyone?) and so they eventually decided that it was better to just keep drinking alcohol legal …
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1) i think it was the proabtion amendment or it was the amendment taking way the proabtion on 2) It repealed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which had mandated nationwide Prohibition. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-first_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution …
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The 18th which established prohibition, and the 21st which repealed it.  Actually, there are 3 Amendments that should be mentioned under your question:* XVIII - prohibition - sale and distribution of liquor is banned * XIX - women should be granted the right to vote (women's sufferage movemen…
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The 18th Amendment established Prohibition, and the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment.
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The Twenty-first Amendment repealed the Eighteenth Amendment and ended Prohibition in 1933.
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Well there were different reasons for the failure of prohibition:The Public.The corruption of the police officials, judges and politicians.The Gangsters.The Bootleggers.
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It simply means you are not allowed to have slaves.
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It prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol.
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The issue is a complex one because the 'Dunkin Act' of 1864, and later Canada Temperance Act of 1878, allowed for municipalities to hold referendums and prohibit the local sale of liquor (although liquor could still legally be mail-ordered or prescribed by doctors). In Ontario, the Ontario Temperanc…
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it means that everybody has the right to a speedy and public trial
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because honest hard working people were getting arrested for drinking and it caused widespread problemsThe law was highly unpopular. By stopping the sale of alcohol, it also created a bad market for the economy. Pres. Roosevelt kept true to his promise to help revive the economy when he repealed it …
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National Prohibition in the US lasted from January of 1920 until December of 1933, a period of almost 14 years. It lasted life
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Answer The law of God, in the ten commandments, consists mostly of prohibitions. Answer Do not follow the flesh but the Spirit. Do not follow 'cunningly devised fables' but only the truth as in Jesus Christ. Do not twist the scriptures to suit yourself, for scripture is not for any private…
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Because of the powerful temperance movement.
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The 18th amendment (the Volstead Act), entered America into the time called the Prohibition Era. This was January 16, 1920. The 18th amendment was ratified on December 5, 1933, when it became legal to buy and sell alcohol unless prohibited by a state law.
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The second commandment is You shall not use my name in vain
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Prohibition began with the members of temperance movements, mainly Christians, who agreed not to drink alcohol since they saw that it did damage to family life and they wanted to stop it. These were mostly made up of two main movements called the Anti-Saloon League and the Women's Christian Temperan…
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The 21st Amendment (1933) repealed the 18th Amendment (1919) that banned the import or transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States. It ended the period known as Prohibition, during which laws made the manufacture or sale of alcohol illegal.
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The goal of the temperance movement was to ban the manufacture, selling, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.
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CONS Being able to have alcohol is a part of personal freedom. What we do in our private time should not be regulated by the government if we are the "land of the free." We should be able to do what we want with our bodies as long as it is not harming others. If people want to drink then they are d…
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The Volstead Act
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The main problems with alcohol prohibitions that have occurred over the past 150 years is that they have never stopped drinking, have inadvertently promoted binge drinking, have stimulated organized crime, have led to widespread corruption of public officials, have contributed to violence, had led t…
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Prohibition which was very controversial began in the United States on January 17, 1920. This lasted until 1933 when it was overturned.
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17 January 1920
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The Prohibition has many causes. In the early 1900's, doctors discovered that alcohol damaged mental and physical health. Laborers grew increasingly unproductive as drunkenness rose to high levels since water and milk were generally distrusted due to uncleanliness and since coffee and tea were too e…
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it was created because people were abusing the rights to have , own , sell , import & export liquor.
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Prohibition
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It started because Evengelicals thought it would be a good idea to sober America. They thought that alcohol was the main problem to many of the things that were happening (family abuse, accidents at work, violence in general etc.) Well im sure the government learned quite the lesson to think twice b…
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Is prohibiting alcohol good? Didn't we already answer that one? Back in the day, a group of folks loudly decried the deleterious effects of alcohol on the citizenry of the United States and got the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution passed. This was in 1919, and the 18th Amendment was …
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"Prohibition" commonly refers to the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, transportation, importation and exportation of alcoholic beverages. Contrary to common belief, it did not prohibit the purchase or consumption of alcohol. The Amendment was proposed b…
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1920-1933. 13 years actually, 14 years.
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The sixth amendment guarantees all citizens the right to speedy, public trial. Meaning, if one is convicted of a crime, they can take it to court.
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National Prohibition of alcohol in the United States began on the sixteenth (16th) of January, 1920, and ended on the fifth (5th) of December, 1933. However, the sale of beer had been legalized earlier that year. To be more specific, Repeal of National Prohibition occurred at 4:31 p.m. on December …
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He opposed Prohibition but his wife supported it.
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Feudalism decreased. Nobles sold land to get money to fight in Crusade; when nobles died, the kings got nobles' lands from nobles and serfs became free if they fought in Crusade/ king gets profit.
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The Eighteenth Amendment
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Constitutional rights of inhabitants of the new American Territories.
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In the United States and a number of other countries. It still occurs in some Islamic countries
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If you are speaking of the the US Prohibition from 1919-1933, the prohibition of alcohol was passed as the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution by Congress over the veto of then President Woodrow Wilson as a result of pressure from the temperance movement.
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The women of the early 1900s didn't want their husbands spending all their money in the bar or on booze. <--- WRONG! The reason is that most of the Government wanted to "clear up" the heads of their workers....NOT because women of the 1900's were too obsessed about their husbands whereabouts.....…
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National Prohibition in the U.S. was repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment which contains two short but important sentences:Section 1: The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.Section 2: The transportation or importation into any State, Territo…
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The goal of prohibition was to solve gang violence and other 'social ills'
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that we have the right to bear arms. to pretect our self if needed and not be infriged
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National Prohibition was implemented in January of 1920 and its repeal was implemented in December of 1933. However, following repeal, about 40% of the population still lived in states or areas that maintained their own prohibition of alcohol.
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