last states to end alchohol prohibition biggest producers of alcohol?
Why where the last states to end prohibition the biggest producers of illegal alcohol during prohibition nationwide?
- TheSicilianSageLv 77 years agoFavorite Answer
Amendment XXI to the Constitution was proposed to the several states by the 72nd Congress, on the 20 February 1933, and was declared, in a proclamation by the Secretary of State, dated 12 May 1933, to have been ratified by 36 of the 48 States.
Subsequent ratifications were:
Michigan: 10 April 1933; Wisconsin: 4/2 May 1933; Rhode Island: 8 May 1933;
Wyoming: 2 May 1933; New Jersey: 1 June 1933; Delaware: 24 June 1933;
Indiana: 26 June 1933; Massachusetts: 26 June 1933; New York: 27 June 1933;
Illinois: 10 July 1933; Iowa: July 1933.
- nomad 13Lv 47 years ago
Just an anecdote to this: we Canadians sold a lot of bootleg liquor to them during the 1930s prohibition, ha. Good old Canadian rye whiskey and rotgut!