This lesson resource looks at the reasons why prohibition failed and includes information, maps and sources that could be used along side any text book. If you prefer you could also download my worksheet on this topic to run along side this topic.
The PowerPoint includes a snowballing starter, information, cartoons, graphic organisers as well as Oxford and Cambridge past paper questions and mark schemes. Finally, it also includes a thinking skills review triangle exercise which an be used as a plenary exercise or trigger for a class discussion on the topic.
The aims and objectives are:
You will learn:
Theme: Why did Prohibition fail?
Know: Who was Al-Capone?
Understand: What role did he play in helping prohibition fail?
Evaluate: Why did prohibition fail?
Skills: Chronology, Source Evaluation & judgement
What Am I Looking For this lesson?
Identify / Describe – Who was Al-Capone?
Explain – What role did he play in helping prohibition fail?
Analyse – Why did prohibition fail?
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