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Amendment XVIII Section 1. After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.


The Eighteenth Amendment (Amendment XVIII) of the United States Constitution established the prohibition of "intoxicating liquors" in the United States. The amendment was proposed by Congress on December 18, 1917, and was ratified by the requisite number of states on January 16, 1919.


To become part of the Constitution, an amendment must be ratified by either (as determined by Congress): The legislatures of three-fourths (currently 38) of the states, within the stipulated time period if one is set; ... Repeals the 18th Amendment and makes it a federal offense to transport or import intoxicating liquors into U.S ...


In contrast to earlier amendments to the Constitution, the Amendment set a one-year time delay before it would be operative, and set a time limit (seven years) for its ratification by the states. Its ratification was certified on January 16, 1919, and the Amendment took effect on January 16, 1920. ... Shaping the Eighteenth Amendment (Chapel ...


The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol, which began the era of Prohibition.Ratified on Jan. 16, 1919, the 18th Amendment was repealed by the 21st Amendment on Dec. 5, 1933.


Eighteenth Amendment, amendment (1919) to the Constitution of the United States imposing the federal prohibition of alcohol. Eighteenth Amendment The Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1919.


Primary Documents in American History 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Prohibition) Putting a kick in the staid old Schuylkill here go a few barrels of beer -- not 1/2 of 1 percent -- into the Schuylkill River.


18th Amendment (Eighteenth Amendment): The Prohibition Amendment’s Ratification & Repeal The 18th Amendment to the US Constitution was the “National Prohibition amendment.” It banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the U.S. and its possessions.


18th Amendment Annotations. Validity of Adoption . Cases relating to this question are presented and discussed under Article V. Enforcement . Cases produced by enforcement and arising under the Fourth and Fifth Amendments are considered in the discussion appearing under the those Amendments. Repeal

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26 18th Amendment to the Constitution Transportation Resource Manual Relocation of Utilities th– The expenditure of 18 amendment protected funds on the relocation of utilities violates the 18th amendment because the relocation of such facilities does not directly or indirectly benefit the highway system (Washington State Highway Commission v.