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In the late 1920s support for the prohibition law diminished as the playfulness of sneaking around for a drink gave way to a general disenchantment among Americans. After the 1932 election of Franklin D Roosevelt as president, Congress quickly passed the 21st Amendment, which repealed the 18th. This action was hastily ratified by the states and for the first time in 13 years alcohol could be bought legally(n)

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