Prohibition. Temperance. 21st Amendment. Al Capone.
Lesson 4 of The Progressive Era (1877-1920): **CAN BE ALTERED!** Prohibition. This engaging and visually appealing 45-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.
Key words include:
Second Great Awakening
Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
Why did the temperance movement work to ban all alcohol in the United States?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Women and social reform
- The goals of the Temperance Movement
- Frances Willard and the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union
- Why ban alcohol: social and moral reasons
- The Second Great Awakening and its influence on prohibition
- The emergence of the concept of individual choice and responsibility
- Saloons and their impact on prohibition
- President Herbert Hoover and his “noble experiment”
- Carry Nation and her passionate crusade for temperance
- The beer industry and anti-German feelings
- Eighteenth Amendment and President Woodrow Wilson’s veto
- The Volstead Act
- Organized crime (Al Capone), bootleggers and speakeasies
- The Great Depression and prohibition
- Amending the Volstead Act and the 21st Amendment
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