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Three sources on Prohibition. Source C is a German cartoon, commenting on prohibition.
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Coursework Question 2:
Study Sources C, D and E.
Is the message in source C supported by sources D & E?
Source C is a German cartoon, commenting on prohibition. The figure shown smashing bottles is Uncle Sam who represents America and he is fighting a loosing battle against the problem of prohibition. The increasing pile of bottles is a symbol of the problem of prohibition and shows how Uncle Sam is not solving the problem, but in fact, it is getting worse, and the pile of bottles is getting higher. Uncle Sam is also fighting on his own representing that America didn't have any support and had to fight the battle on its own. The devil in the background represents the gangsters and bootleggers who made it even harder and more difficult for America to fight for prohibition.
Source D is an extract from a book called Only Yesterday by a US journalist in 1931 supports the image in Source C. The extract talks about how the agents were not experienced enough to deal with the problem, poorly paid and often talking back-handlers. This supports the image of Uncle Sam on his own, fighting the
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