Section 1. After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited. Section 2. The Congress and the several States shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Section 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress.
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Anti-Saloon League of Ohio
Historical information about the league, which helped bring about the Prohibition.
National Prohibition of Alcohol in the U.S.
Prohibition of alcohol existed in the U.S. between 1920 and 1933. Shown is how Prohibition came to be, what it was really like, and how it effects American life today.
Prohibition & the Volstead Act
Material from the Minnesota Historical Society.
Temperance and Prohibition
A series of illustrated articles on the history of prohibition in the United States from Ohio State University History Department.
The Volstead Act
From the National Archives. Teaching materials and documents available when teaching about Prohibition.
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