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What is the ?
Section one of the Twenty-First of the United States Constitution states that the ‘s is repealed. This means that once the Twenty-First passed, the would be permanently removed from the .
Section Two of the prohibits the and possession of intoxicating liquors within the by violating the . This section of the permits states to prohibit the transportation, , sale, or possession of .
Section Three of the Twenty-First states that the article has to be ratified as an to the to be operative within seven years from the date Congress submits it to each .
When was the 21st Amendment pass?
The had to be ratified by states in seven years for the end of to be enacted as part of the . After passing in Congress, it was set to be ratified in February of 1933. The was to take out another in the , and it passed quickly.
What Did The 21st Amendment Do?
In simple terms, on December 5, 1933, the nationwide First of the . Each came up with its own rules regarding from drinking age limits, , and sales. However, the drinking age is similar among most states. The main reason being that federal funds are only provided to a when the minimum age is21 years old. that had lasted for fourteen years came to an end. This happened after the of Utah and thirty-six other states ratified the Twenty-
The Termination of
After the was ratified in the and instituted , the Twenty-First was later ratified and ended . The support of came mainly from the that backed it up.
First was an acknowledgment of this fact. Criminals had taken advantage, and they sold illegally to those who wanted it. This showed how much people were disrespecting the . However, was only completely legal in different parts of the country after the was repealed from the . Some states had made it legal, but others still chose to maintain the previous anti- that had been set. The States kept the laws for a long time, referred to as “dry laws.” was an epic failure, and the Twenty-
Why The Twenty-First Was Enacted
Currently, adults of legal drinking age have to follow the rules on when and where they can purchase an , spirits, or . The question that’s most asked is why the public opinion had gone against ?
It wasn’t only influenced by people wanting to consume . Most citizens agreed that it was an experiment that had failed as it hadn’t reduced the alcoholism rate.
The worse thing that arose from was, the people who were against it showed their evilness. Many terrible acts came into play, including the growing black market for and how enforcement lost its willingness to fight against these illegal acts. Also, syndicates were on the rise during . They used to bribe police so that they could carry on their business with illegal . Police took the bribes, and this made it even more apparent that was failing.
It is worth mentioning that to commemorate the there is now a bar and which sells and .