Causes of Prohibition

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    • Pressure Groups
      • Anti-Saloon League
        • America in moral decline
        • Consumption of alcohol against God's will
          • Drew support from churches and Temperance groups
      • Women's Christian Temperance Union
        • Consumption of alcohol against God's will
          • Drew support from churches and Temperance groups
        • Destroyed families
          • Men spent all their money on drinking
        • Supported 'dry' politicians
          • Anti-Saloon League
            • America in moral decline
    • WW1
      • Dislike for German brewers
      • Unpatriotic
        • Use much-needed grain for alcohol
    • Economic
      • Working Standards
        • Better workers
        • Prevent accidents with machinery
      • Government
        • Not wanting to rely on imports
        • Prevent crime
        • National health
        • Invest money in other areas

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