Eighteenth Amendment

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The Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, instituting national prohibition, was born out of temperance reformers' efforts to remove the blight of alcoholic drinks from society, as they maneuvered within the intricacies of American federalism.


Subjects: United States History — Law.

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