21 ammendment

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21 ammendment

Section 1: The 18th article of emmendment to the constitution of the united states if hereby repealed.

Section 2: The transportation or importation into any state, territory, or possession of the United States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors, in violation of the laws thereof, is hereby prohibited.

It repealed the 18th ammendment to the constitution which began prohibition.

Is a section that usually appears with most amendments. It descibes processes for the ratification and repeals of the amendment.

Section 3: This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an ammendment to the constitution by conventions in the several states, as provided in the constitution, within 7 years from the date of the submission hereof to the states by congress.

Gave the states the right to determine alchol laws for their own state. After the 21st ammendment was passed, some states continued by the "dry".

The 3 Sections

When: Ratified- Dec 5, 1933Poposed- Feb 20, 1933

What: An Admission of the terrible failur of prohibition, which led to people disrespecting the law and criminals to do well selling illegal alcohol to those that wanted it. Repealing the 18th amendment didn't make alcohol completely legal through the entire country.

Who:Senator John Blain

Where & Why:Across the U.S. Prohobition failed to have the intended effect of eliminating crime and other social problems to contrary, it led to a rise in organized crime as bootlegging became an even more lucrative operation.

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