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1933 Repeal of Prohibition Footed Glass Bowl  (MO 2009.19.6)   During his 1932 presidential campaign, FDR promised to end Prohibition. The 18th Amendment to the Constitution, ratified in 1921, prohibited the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors within the United States. When Roosevelt took office in 1933, a constitutional amendment to repeal Prohibition was already making … Continue reading From the Museum