Eighteenth Amendment

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Noun1.Eighteenth Amendment - an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages; repealed in 1932
Constitution of the United States, U.S. Constitution, United States Constitution, US Constitution, Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Keywords: Climate Change Convention, Eighteenth Amendment, Climate Law
However, in 2010, Eighteenth Amendment was passed which established the parliamentary supremacy in the country and fulfilled the long awaited demand of provincial autonomy to the units of Pakistan.
Other than stimulating the growth of organized crime and NASCAR racing, the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead Act did not produce a lasting impact on American history.
With additional resources in hand and full autonomy for human development after the eighteenth amendment, it is critical now to estimate provincial HDI, which many experts consider a more important measure of development.
Officially it was the Eighteenth Amendment, or the Volstead Act.
However, the eighteenth amendment enacted in 2010 was a different beast altogether.
The Eighteenth Amendment," as a case study of the (unintended) effects of alcohol prohibition.
"When the Eighteenth Amendment was passed I earnestly hoped--with a host of advocates of temperance--that it would be generally supported by public opinion and thus the day be hastened when the value to society of men with minds and bodies free from the undermining effects of alcohol would be generally realized," Rockefeller wrote.
The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which established Prohibition in 1920, was not repealed until Dec.
The most noticeable of these efforts, the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, prohibited alcohol and would turn out to biggest social mistake since the days of slavery.
The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan was passed by the National Assembly on April 8,2010, devolving authority and functions from the federal to the provincial governments in 40 areas, including health.
April 8, 2010 will be remembered as a mile stone in the constitutional history of Pakistan as National Assembly of Pakistan passed constitutional bill of Eighteenth Amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan 1973.