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Party Like It’s 1933…It’s Repeal Day!

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Today there is a reason to celebrate! Today is Repeal Day! Three weeks after taking office, Franklin Roosevelt signed an amendment rescinding the Volstead Act on December 5, 1933, which put an end to Prohibition. Prohibition lasted a long 13 years, 10 months, and 19 days. This was the only U.S. constitutional amendment ever rescinded.

Aren’t you glad we didn’t live back then? But how did we end up there in the first place?

Let’s take a look…

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