Prohibition in the US Research Paper by The Research Group

Prohibition in the US
This paper is an historical analysis of Prohibition, which criminalization the drinking of achohol: Enforcement, societal responses and the 1990s controversy over prohibition vs. legalization of drugs.
# 18402 | 4,500 words | 12 sources | 1990 | US
Published on Mar 23, 2003 in History (U.S. 1900-1930) , Medical and Health (Drugs) , Law (General)

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"The focus of this paper is Prohibition in the United States. Following the introduction, the topic is divided into three sections which include an historical analysis, an evaluation of enforcement practices, an overview of societal behavior, and a discussion of the current controversial debate regarding prohibition vs. legalization of drugs (For purposes of this report, drugs is defined as those currently illegal substances that alter consciousness).

Although Muslim countries, as part of their religious teachings, have always prohibited the use of liquor, the first nationwide prohibition in a Christian country did not occur until 1914. Then, shortly after the beginning of World War I, the sale of intoxicants was forbidden in Russia. Although Finland banned ... "

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