prohibition

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  • Why was Prohibition introduced?
    • Religious groups saw alcohol as the root of sin and evil.
      • Thought Prohibition would supports and strengthen the traditional values of American people (God-fearing)
    • Industrialists said that drinking reduced efficiency and output at work
    • Female reformers argued that alcohol consumption was linked to domestic violence and child abuse
    • Would encourage immigrants to become more God-fearing, hard-working, family-orientating and thrifty if Americans were,
    • America Vs Germany. Patriotic if prohibiting the sale and consumption of alcohol. Germany were main alcohol brewers. Anti-German feeling.
  • Thought Prohibition would supports and strengthen the traditional values of American people (God-fearing)
  • Industrialists said that drinking reduced efficiency and output at work

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