Ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment to the Constitution of the United States: State Convention Records and Laws
Everett Somerville Brown
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2003 - History - 718 pages
Brown, Everett Somerville. Ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States: State Convention Records and Laws. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1938. xi, 718 pp. Reprinted 2003 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 2002072857. ISBN 1-58477-278-6. Cloth. $125. * Enacted in 1919, the Eighteenth Amendment instituted prohibition. It was repealed in 1933 with the passage of the Twenty-First amendment. This book collects all available state records relating to the amendment's ratification by those state conventions. An invaluable assemblage of source documents that present an accurate history of the ratification of the Twenty-First amendment.
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18th Amendment 21st amendment adjourn adopted appointed article of amendment ballot candidates Capitol certify Chair recognizes Charles Charles Curtis City Clerk Committee on Resolutions Constitution by conventions Constitutional Convention County Multnomah County declared District duly elected Dwight H Eighteenth Amendment eighteenth article election of delegates favor filed Governor held hereby prohibited hereby repealed Honorable House of Representatives inoperative unless intoxicating liquors John Lane County laws thereof Legislature Marion County Missouri Multnomah County Multnomah County Multnomah names nominating petitions number of delegates number of votes oath precinct present President and Secretary President Connor President Robinson President Smith primary election proposed amendment proposed an amendment question ratification ratified by conventions ratify or reject repealing the Eighteenth Resolved Rhode Island say Aye Senate Sergeant-at-Arms session special election statute submission hereof therein of intoxicating tion transportation or importation Twenty-first Amendment unanimously United vacancy vention voters Whereas William
Page 48 - The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.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...
Page 3 - No amendment shall be made to the Constitution which will authorize, or give to Congress the power to abolish or interfere, within any State, with the domestic institutions thereof, including that of persons held to labor or service by the laws of said State.