Why was the 18th Amendment important?


The 18th Amendment, also known as the Eighteenth Amendment, is an amendment that was added to the United States Constitution and ratified on January 16, 1919. It was an important amendment because it established prohibition in the United States. The amendment declared that any production, transportation or sale of alcoholic beverages was illegal. However it did not prohibit the private possession or consumption of it. It was repealed in 1933 by ratification of the 21st Amendment..
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The 18th Amendment was repealed because did not solve any problems people thought it would. This Amendment banned the sale and consumption of alcohol. People thought banning it would
The 18th Amendment Banned the manufacturing, sale and transportation of alcohol. It was the start of prohibition.
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18th Amendment - Prohibition of Intoxicating Liquors
The Eighteenth Amendment of the US Constitution, along with the Volstead Act (which defined "intoxicating liquors" excluding those used for religious purposes and sales throughout the U.S.), established Prohibition in the United States.... More »
Ratified: January 16, 1919, abolished December 5, 1933
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