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How does the Constitution of the US contradict or come in conflict with itself?

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The most blatant contradiction in the US Constitution involves prohibition of alcohol. In 1918, following the aftermath of World War I, Congress passed the Eighteenth Amendment, which outlawed the sale of beverages containing alcohol content greater than 1.28%. It was ratified by two-thirds of the states the following year. In 1933, however, prohibition was overturned by the ratification of the Twenty-First Amendment.

The prohibition movement developed for decades before its effects took place. The American Temperance Society formed in 1826 and became the hub of the movement. The ATS also played roles in the abolition of slavery and expanding...

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