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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Amendments XVIII and XXI.
Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2009
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|Description:||218 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.|
Amendment text and explanations --
1: Historical Background On The Eighteenth And Twenty-First Amendments --
Constitutional amendment is needed to ensure permanent nationwide prohibition of liquor / Richmond P Hobson --
Eighteenth amendment will no harm workers and should be submitted for ratification / William Jennings Bryan --
California prohibitionists should focus their efforts on ratification of the eighteenth amendment / Los Angeles Times --
Prohibition will end political corruption in American / Robert B Armstrong --
Prohibition law is discriminatory and hypocritical / W H Stayton --
Volstead act should be modified to allow beer and wine / Walter E Edge --
Prohibition is a modern necessity and an economic success / Franklin W Fort --
Many advocates of prohibition became disillusioned by its consequences and sought repeal / David J Hanson --
2: Impact Of Amendment XVIII On Constitutional Law --
Enforcing prohibition led to new interpretations of amendment IV / Robert Post --
Searching automobiles with probable cause does not require a warrant / William Howard Taft --
Warrant less searches of automobiles on mere suspicion are illegal / James McReynolds --
Evidence obtained by wiretapping may be used in criminal trials / William Howard Taft --
Government should not be permitted to break laws against wiretapping / Louis Brandeis --
3: Impact Of Amendment XXI On Constitutional Law --
Amendment XXI interacts with other provisions of the constitution / Johnny H Killian [and others] --
States may ban sexually explicit entertainment in establishments with liquor licenses / William H Rehnquist --
Amendment XXII does not override the right to freedom of speech / Thurgood Marshall --
Amendment XXI is irrelevant to the raising of the drinking age / William H Rehnquist --
Federal government cannot raise the drinking age even by withholding funds / Sandra Day O'Connor --
4: Current Relevance Of Amendments XVIII And XXI --
Prohibition failed once and it is failing again / Peter Christ --
Failure of prohibition should not guide today's drug policy / US Department of Justice --
War on drugs is creating the same problems prohibition did / Johann Hari --
Neo-prohibitionists are again agitating against alcohol / Radley Balko --
Growing movement supports lowering the drinking age / Alex Johnson --
A: Amendments to the US Constitution --
Court cases relevant to the eighteenth and twenty-first amendments --
For further research --
|Series Title:||Constitutional amendments (Detroit, Mich.)|
|Other Titles:||Amendments 18 and 21
Amendments Eighteen and Twenty-one
Prohibition and repeal
|Responsibility:||Sylvia Engdahl, book editor.|
- Prohibition -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
- Liquor laws -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
- United States. -- Constitution. -- 18th Amendment.
- United States. -- Constitution. -- 21st Amendment.
- Constitution (United States)
- Liquor laws.
- United States.