Prohibition - What makes a Good Law? Homer Simpson versus the Eighteenth Amendment - Full Lesson
Studying the US Law of Prohibition in the 1920's by comparing a ban on alcohol to the banning of tobacco in contemporary Britain.

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What was Prohibition?
How did it affect the United States?

Know – What the term mass prohibition means
Understand – how prohibition affected the USA for both good and bad
Be able to – think about the role of law in a democracy and its purpose

Students will be introduced to the reasons for prohibition on smoking and then be asked to consider the consequences of such a law.

Once considered they can consider the impact of prohibition by watching: Homer versus the Eighteenth Amendment to consider the consequences of passing a prohibition on alcohol by studying its impact on all of the residents
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Created: Mar 16, 2017

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