The 21st Amendment: Definition, History & Court Cases


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The 21st amendment was intended to repeal which of the other amendments to the U.S. Constitution?

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1. Which movement believed that alcohol was responsible for society's ills, and urged the government to ban its sale and use?

2. What is the term used to describe a county in which the sale of alcohol is prohibited?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your comprehension of the 21st Amendment. Material that you should focus on includes the section of the 21st Amendment that allows states the right to legislate alcohol and the Supreme Court case that affects the state of Oklahoma.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the worksheet and quiz to comprehend:

  • A term describing a county that prohibits the sale of alcohol
  • Section of the 21st Amendment that discusses the state's role in alcohol usage and sales
  • Amendment that the 21st Amendment repeals
  • Supreme Court case that affected Oklahoma
  • Movement that changed the government's involvement in the sale and use of alcohol

Skills Practiced

These skills will be tested in the quiz and worksheet:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the 21st Amendment and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about a county that prohibits that sale of alcohol
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the movement that changed the government's involvement in the sale and use of alcohol

Additional Learning

To fully understand information about the 21st Amendment, review the related lesson titled The 21st Amendment: Definition, History & Court Cases. The lesson contains these objectives:

  • Identify what the 21st Amendment is and when it was made
  • Learn how much tax money is generated from alcohol sales
  • Review the era that changed how people view alcohol use and sales
  • Recall how different states interpret the 21st Amendment