Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy answer and question for Monday, November 14, 2016:
Final Jeopardy! category: HISTORY REPEATS
Final Jeopardy! clue/answer: This practice officially began in Pakistan in 1977, 44 years after an amendment ended it in the United States
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Lucia Geng, a junior from Great Neck, New York
||Antonio Karides, a junior from Severna Park, Maryland
||Connor Pierce, a freshman from Dallas, Texas
What is prohibition?
The 21st amendment, ratified in 1933, repealed the 18th amendment (which prohibited the manufacturing or sale of alcohol in the United States). Zulfikar Ali Bhutto introduced restrictions on the sale of alcohol to Muslims in 1977 shortly before his removal from office. Since, only non-Muslim minorities are allowed to apply for alcohol permits.
Many states around the world (like the Philippines and Thailand) actually prohibit the sale of alcohol in the time surrounding an election! I think I’m glad that’s not a thing in North America!
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