Why was prohibition introduced in the USA in 1919?

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                                      History Coursework Why was prohibition introduced in the USA in 1919?         There were many reasons why prohibition was introduced in the USA in 1919 the alcohol issue went back years to the 19 century when a wave of immigrants came from Europe who did drink alcohol and clashed with the anti-alcohol Protestant settlers that were already there. The Protestants claimed that alcohol was the cause of lots
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of diseases and that it caused the man to become violent and neglect his family. In 1875 a group of women set up the ‘National Women’s Christian Temperance Union’ after Elizabeth Thompson who was the leader of a group of women protesters that went round all of the saloons in there town and protested by praying and singing hymns to try and close them down. This idea spread and in 1880 the NWCTU succeeded in making Kansas the first state to become dry. Once Kansas became dry other states began to follow. A few years after that in 1893 a ...

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