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    Understanding the 18th Amendment: Prohibition in the United States

    The Historical Context of the 18th Amendment The 18th Amendment, also known as the Prohibition Amendment, was passed by the United States Congress in 1917 and ratified in 1919. This amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol within the United States, making the production and consumption of alcoholic beverages illegal. The Prohibition movement was…

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