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America: Prohibition Sources Question
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Name: Sam Koprowski
Candidate Number: 7393
School: George Ward
Centre Number: 66633
1) This poster, published in 1910 by the anti-saloon league, shows what the anti-saloon league has against the making, selling and consumption of alcohol. The most obvious argument is that men waste their money on alcohol in bars. This is put across clearly by the image of a man handing over a bag of money with 'weeks wages' written on it to the Bartender. The next point is the fact that the bartender is smiling with open hands, as he is perfectly happy to accept the man's money. Another part of the poster that shows this factor is the title, "The Poor Man's Club: the most expensive in the world to belong to". This is all linked into the first section of writing; whish says that the alcohol trade is a slave trade and that 'It is natural, of course, that the slaveholder should not care to liberate these slaves'. Another link to the man wasting money is the inset picture of a distraught wife, and a child holding an empty bowl. The caption in the inset is 'the saloon is well
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