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Ratification of the 18th Amendment Banning Alcohol
January 16 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 pm
This Amendment was ratified in 1919 and repealed on December 5, 1933 with the 21st Amendment. It prohibited the manufacturing or sale of alcohol in the US. Intended to fix all sorts of social problems, it instead created dangerous and organized crime, pushed alcoholics toward drugs, and even more people incarcerated. Read more>>>