by Matthew Davis
This Amendment was passed on May 13, 1912.
When changing senates there were a lot of deadlocks and puppets which brought attention to people so the 17th Amendment was made.
It's still important because it helps prevent people taking the office of a senate by being someone else's puppet.
It Restricts people from just putting their buddies as a senate or people they bribed to do as they want (puppets).
Religious groups saw alcohol or getting drunk as a threat to the nation so they created a movement against it.
This amendment was ratified in 1920
It's not important today other than the fact for providing history because the 21st amendment canceled out the 18th.
The 18th amendment (prohibition) was causing even more distress then when people where drinking booze so it was decided to repeal it.
The 21st Amendment was ratified in 1933
It's still important because it gives people the freedom to choose to drink alcohol