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This article proposes the amendment of the U.S. Constitution to ban the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States, what is commonly known as Prohibition. On the first page the official seal of the Department of State is visible. After the article was ratified in 1919, it became the 18th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. National prohibition of alcoholic beverages did not begin for another year, on January 17, 1920, as set forth in Section 1 of this resolution.

Date: December 28, 1917

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Item Number: 309089
Call Number: Governor's Office, Capper, General Correspondence, Numerical File (1917-1918), Box 14
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309089

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