The 16th amendment states that the Congress has the power to lay and collect taxes on incomes. Cause: The distribution of wealth between rich and poor was bad. There was a huge gap. Effect: That allowed the government to levy an income tax.
18th amendment is the prohibition of alcohol. Cause: America thought that alcohol was the cause for violence an abuse. Effect: created more crime and illegal activity including underground bars like speakeasies.
19th amendment gives women the right to vote. Cause: Women struggled to get equal rights since America was made. Effect: Moves us closer to equal rights for women.