American Prohibition

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Prohibition On midnight of January 16, 1920, one of the started around the turn of the century, when many people got the idea that most of what was wrong with America was caused by boozepersonal habits and customs of most Americans came to a sudden halt. It . They saw prohibition as the silver hammer that would decimate all of their alky-related woes. Instead, it turned out to be the lodestone that lead America into thirteen years of …

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…hope that one day, America will see that we still deal with a prohibition of sorts: the prohibition of certain drugs. Perhaps, the past will show congress that the old adage about forbidden fruits is true (But I doubt it). Bibliography Altman, Linda Jacobs. The Decade that Roared. New York: Twenty-First Century Books, 1997 Barry, James P.. The Noble Experiment. New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1995 Bowen, Ezra, ed. This Fabulous Century. 6 vols. New York: Time-Life Books, 1969