US Prohibition – Nation of Drunkards


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Lesson Snapshot

  • Alcohol was a part of the American character from the early colonial times.
  • European customs brought alcohol over to North America and along with it a double standard of drinking and masculinity.”Having a drink” became integrated into almost every American activity:
  • Having a drink to steady one’s nerves;
  • Buying someone a drink to get to know them better;
  • Having a drink to warm up;
  • Making a toast to celebrate a special occasion;
  • Drinking when depressed… all sorts of reasons to consume alcohol.

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  • Aimed at Students studying across UK Year 7,8 & 9 or equivalent
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  • Complete lesson plan on the introduction of prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United states.