S.J. Res. 17


Senate Joint Resolution 17, submitted to the states on December 18, 1917, proposed amending the Constitution to prohibit the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors.” The amendment was ratified on January 16, 1919. “Prohibition” ended in 1933 when the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th.

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