Twenty-First Amendment

The Twenty-First Amendment ended Prohibition by repealing the Eighteenth Amendment.  The era of Prohibition lasted about thirteen years.  In the end, corruption, organized crime, and a depressed economy got the better of the nation’s noble experiment.

The text of this amendment begins, “The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.”

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