On December 18, 1944, the Supreme Court announced one of its most shocking decisions ever. The Korematsu decision is still controversial, since it allowed the federal government to detain a person based on their race during a wartime situation.
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This amendment for the first time, effective with the 1964 election, gave District of Columbia residents the opportunity to vote for three presidential electors.
Following Franklin D. Roosevelt’s election to third and fourth terms, this amendment set a future limit at two terms.
This so-called “Lame-Duck” amendment reduced the previous four-month period between the November elections and the March 4 starting date of congressional and presidential terms.
The “noble experiment” of Prohibition was instituted by this amendment, only to be repealed 14 years later by the 21st amendment.