Amendments 1-27

21st amendment

26.10.2016 (1:54 am) – Filed under: amendments ::

The amendment is the common thing in the legal and constitutional issues. The amendment is a necessary thing for amending the contract, constitution, legal document etc. In the amendment, one or more clause(s) may set for bringing the change in the constitution, legal documentation and contract. If it is necessary to add or remove any law or condition, then in the amendment one or more clause (s) is (are) necessary to put. By this way, the amendment can be created for edit the contract or document. 21st amendment is related to the U.S constitution and the 21st amendment may found in the constitution of other countries.
The 21st amendment is cancelation of the Eighteenth Amendment. The Twenty-first Amendment (Amendment XXI) plays important role in the US Constitution. By this amendment, the 18th amendment was cancelled. This is the legal way to revoke any other amendment. It is necessary to know about the 18th amendment. The 18th amendment was necessary thing in the USA constitution and it is necessary to know about the amendment 18th before we learn about the 21st amendment. However, the 18th amendment was related to the alcohol and 21st amendment is also related to the alcohol but 18th amendment was canceled by the 21st amendment.
The 18th amendment was a law of the United States and it is also written as (Amendment XVIII). This amendment was created for banning alcohol and alcoholic beverage for production, distribution, selling and consuming. With the 18th amendment Volstead Act was also worked. The Volstead Act was enforcement for the 18th amendment. By the Volstead Act, the 18th amendment was strengthened but there were many other subjects worked against the 18th amendment to weaken it. So, the 18th amendment could not sustain for long and Volstead Act could help to sustain the 18th amendment.
Many people and organization where alcohol was used went against of amendment 18. Although for medical and religious purpose alcohol could be used. In the 18th amendment, using of alcohol was an exception for the medical and religious purpose. This amendment took the time to approve by the congress. Because many of the congress members were against of the amendment. However, finally this amendment was approved and it became effective on January 16, 1920. For 13 years, this amendment worked and government bound to cease the amendment. Because many corrupted government officers started to manufacture alcohol in USA and smuggling of alcohol was suddenly increased due to the amendment.
Government could not control illegal manufacture and alcohol smuggling. Day by day, crime rate related to the alcohol was increased. After several attempts and punishment, government could not maintain the alcohol smuggling and manufacturing. In many states, it was denied to accept the amendment. Low earning group stopped consuming alcohol but underworld criminals started to manufacture “rotgut” alcohol which were sold at cheap price. So, lower earning group people started to consume. Different organization involved in this manufacturing. Because they need to use the alcohol. Anti-prohibition groups arose and unprecedented disaster occurred. For controlling the human aggression for alcohol, federal government decided to cease the 18th amendment and for repealing the 18th amendment, 21st amendment was ratified. Violence was created by the prohibition of the alcohol.
What is in the 21st amendment? It is necessary to know what is in the 21st amendment for repealing the 18th amendment. The 21st amendment was permitted on the 5th December 1933. There are total 27 numbers of amendments and this amendment is special. In this 21st amendment, there is 3 sections and text of the 21st amendment “Section 1. The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed. Section 2. The transportation or importation into any State, Territory, or possession of the United States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors, in violation of the laws thereof, is hereby prohibited. Section 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by conventions in the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress.” The background of the 21st is an 18th amendment and we learnt about the 18th before.
This 21st amendment became popular in most of the states. Many people welcome this amendment. There were 48 states approved the 21st amendment and those states approved the amendment quick. Those states are Michigan, Wisconsin, Rhode Island, Wyoming, New Jersey, Delaware, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Illinois, Iowa, Connecticut, New Hampshire, California, West Virginia, Arkansas, Oregon, Alabama, Tennessee, Missouri, Arizona, Nevada, Vermont, Colorado, Washington, Minnesota, Idaho, Maryland, Virginia, New Mexico, Florida, Texas, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Maine and Montana. But among all of the states, only South Carolina rejected this amendment by the state and voters rejected North Carolina. There were 8 states what did not take any action and those states are Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.
The second section of the 21st amendment bans the import of alcohol in violation of state or local law. This section has been taken to give states essentially complete control over the alcohol and alcoholic beverages. In the Kansas state, it was illegal to consume alcohol or alcoholic beverage opening and public bars were prohibited until 1987. Some states became cool and did not take any action. There were many states envoy the authority over alcohol granted to them by this amendment.
The 21st amendment opened the door to use and consume alcohol and 18th amendment was ceased. Section 2 is the main issue of the 21st amendment. Based on section 2, Supreme Court ruled over the 21st amendment. According to the early ruling supports law without the broad constitutional powers. The 21st amendment is the cancelation of the 18th amendment and it proves that 18th amendment was failed. The crime rate was suddenly increased related with the alcohol and USA government had no such experience. That is why USA government quickly launched 21st amendment. If the USA government kept trying to keep the 18th amendment.
For the 18th amendment, some people got benefits and they stopped consuming alcohol and alcoholic beverage. Some people liked the 18th amendment. Because there were several reasons. Some people liked prohibition of the Alcohol due to the religion and some people likes it due to the health reason. Every USA citizen should know about the amendment to understand about the amendment. Although, in the 21st amendment, you will not get a most important thing but you can learn somethings about the amendment. There are many websites where it is easy to learn about the amendment.

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