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Prohibition support essay. There have been many times in history when a small group of people were able to accomplish their goals, despite them being the underdogs. Our country, the United States of America was formed by a small group of thoughtful citize

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Hour 4 11/21/09 Position Paper #1 The Words of Others "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. In deed, it is the only thing that ever has."-Margaret Mead. There have been many times in history when a small group of people were able to accomplish their goals, despite them being the underdogs. Our country, the United States of America was formed by a small group of thoughtful citizens working towards their goals. ...read more.

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It was achieved by a group called the Anti-Saloon League. Their goal was to ban alcohol throughout the United States. They were the leading organization to make the prohibition of alcohol in the USA. The consumption of alcohol was discouraged by the many United States. Alcohol had been a problem in the USA for many years. Men would always use their week's salary to just go to the saloon and buy beer, gamble, etc. This amendment was ratified in 1919, after years of work. ...read more.

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Some suggestions that I would make though to this amendment though is that you can drink alcohol, only if you have consent from government officials. Also, you must not be anywhere near a child or someone who doesn't want to be near you. Finally, you cannot purchase alcohol from the stores; you can only drink it at the bars. When you're drunk, it can be very dangerous for others around you. Even though the amendment was repealed, the Anti-Saloon League was able to accomplish their goal. This proves that big or small, a group of people can change what they want, as long as they're thoughtful and committed. ...read more.

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