1933 – 21st amendment is ratified; Prohibition ends


The 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, repealing the 18th Amendment and bringing an end to the era of national prohibition of alcohol in America. At 5:32 p.m. EST, Utah became the 36th state to ratify the amendment, achieving the requisite three-fourths majority …read more

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READ MORE: How the Prohibition Era Spurred Organized Crime 

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21st amendment is ratified; Prohibition ends

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HISTORY

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https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/prohibition-ends

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December 5, 2022

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A&E Television Networks

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December 4, 2020

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March 4, 2010