In the year 1920 the 18th Amendment to the United States of America's Constitution was ratified and became the law of the land. Section 1 of the Amendment reads as follows: ”After one year from the ratification of the 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.”
The 21st Amendment to the Constitution was enacted on Dec. 5, 1933. This Amendment . . .