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December 5th marks 80th anniversary of Prohibition repeal - eTurboNews.com

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WASHINGTON, DC - Eighty years after Prohibition Repeal, states across the country have greatly modernized their alcohol markets but some Prohibition ...
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This article dicusses the 18th amendment and how it effects our life now. The 18th amendment was made to prohibit alcohol abuse in America. Some counties over america are still partially or completely restricted from alcohol. This article also includes the opinions from the government and other significant people. The government believes it was a noble experiment, even though it failed to stay ratified and instead was repealed. The Amendment was repealed since the citizens of america were protesting and an increase of illegal consupmtion of alcohol. Over the eighty years since the Prohibition the alcohol industry has modernized alot. 

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Prohibition: Topics in Chronicling America (Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room, Serial and Government Publications Division, Library of Congress)

Prohibition: Topics in Chronicling America.
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This article is about the reasoning for ratifying the 18th Amendment.

The reason behind the 18th Amendment was to keep america away from alcohol abuse. Alcohol was becoming a common thing for America and soon people would over use it and harm themselves and others. All stores that sold alcohol had to be closed down to make sure there would no distribution of alcohol. There was increase in illegal alcohol production, witch made the consumption of alcohol increase. The  18th Amendment was ratified on January 16, 1919.

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Historical Website #1

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The Volstead Act enabled the US to enforce the National Prohibition Act, beginning the Prohibition. The Volstead Act specifically...

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This article discusses the Volstead act and why it was ratified. The volstead act was passed in 1919. This act is does not allow the sale, transport, manufacture, and consumption of alcohol. It was made because alcohol was known as a harmful substance. It was eventually repealed because many did not stop the consumption of alcohol. Also The consumption of alcohol increased during the Prohibition 

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On this day 1933…Prohibition ends

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Eighty years ago today the Volstead Act was finally repealed in the US bringing an end nearly 13 years of Prohibition.

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This article is about the Prohibition which was when people of the US were not aloud to Sale, Manufacture, and transport alcohol, but some did this illegally. 10,000 people died because of the unsafe alcohol during the prohibition. The 18th amendment was repealed because there was many who rebelled and consumed alcohol. More people died of alcohol purposes when it was illegal rather than before the Prohibition when it was legal

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PROHIBITION DOCUMENTARY

The War on Drugs has failed just as PROHIBITION failed before it.
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This video shows that the 18th amendment that was passed, (which prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transport of alcohol) and how the citizens of the country reacted. The 18th amendment did not help decrease the use of alcohol, instead it increased. More people began to drink alcohol illegally which caused more deaths.  Law enforcement offcials started dumping and throwing out alcohol that was found. Because of this the people started having secret rooms where alcohol was sold illegally. Eventually the amendment was repealed because it was not working.

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18th Amendment

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The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol. Here is the complete text of the 18th Amendment.
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The 18th amendment is the only Amendment to be repealed.This Websites information shows the three articles to the 18th Amendment. Article one says that after one year to of the ratifacation the manufacturing, selling  and transporting alcohol will be legal.Article two means that Congress can pass as many laws as they please to make sure alcohol is not consumed. Article 3 explains that the 18th Amendment must be ratified by 3/4 states within seven years.

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Marijuana advocates hope to rise from 'prohibition'

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Clear parallels can be drawn between the Prohibition era and marijuana's path to limited legalization in the U.S.
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This News article compares the 18 amendment and prohibition to the illegal Marijuana use in the United states. Both Marajuana now and alcohol in the 1920's were prohibited and as the article states they both have seemed to go through a "prohibition". This means that both at one time were illlegal, and the demand for the product increases and so does the use. Some say that Marajuana will be accepted as a normal part of life just like alcohol was accepted in the US. Both alcohol and Marajuana can cause health problems. Since so far Marajuana is following the same path as alcohol has during the Prohibition, it is bellieved that marajuana will soon be legalized.

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The Volstead Act

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The National Archives Digital Classroom: Primary Sources, Activities and Training for Educators and Students.

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This article talks about the citizens reaction to the 18th Amendment over time. At first alcohol consumption, and arrests dropped, also the price of illegal alcohol increased so it would be harder to purchase. During the prohibition many citizens started to make their own alcohol, and hide it from law enforcement. The illegal production of alcohol was incresing at an unsteady rate.The prohibition made living in America to violent.

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The Eighteenth Amendment

The 18th Amendment established National Prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the US from 1920 to 1933. Ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment occurred January 16, 1919, when 36 states had ratified it.
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This article dicusses the history of the 18th amendment. For example, it includes the date when the amendment was proposed (December 18, 1917) and ratified (January 16, 1919). The ratifacation of the 18th amendment took 394 days.The list of the states that ratified the 18th amendment by date is included. This article also explains the effects of the 18th Amendment. The Prohibition caused abusive drinking illegally. Even though it was illegal to manufacture, sale, and transport alcohol people made it too.

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18th Amendement

American History

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This video shows the way alcohol played a role in early 90's . People enjoyed the alcohol as seen in the video. During the prohibition the people who were against the 18th Amendment protested. They protested by walking down streets while holding up signs. Even the average citizens didnt follow the rules for the Amendment, and continued to consume alcohol illegally.These conflicts caused the amendment to be removed. The 18th Amendment was repealed on December 5,1933.

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