Reforming Society. Chapter 6.2. Setting The Stage. As urban population increased, Cities struggled to provide garbage Collection, safe and affordable Housing, health care, police and Fire protection, and public education. Cleaning up the city. ½ of all Americans lived in urban areas.
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Setting The Stage
As urban population increased,
Cities struggled to provide garbage
Collection, safe and affordable
Housing, health care, police and
Fire protection, and public education
½ of all Americans lived in urban areas
-Progressives believed that alcohol was
related to increasing poverty, crimes,
Do you think that alcohol use or abuse leads to immoral activity? Do you think it leads to poverty, crimes, or violence? Why or why not?
-a ban on the manufacture, sale,
and transportation of alcoholic
During World War I, prohibitionist
drew on Americans patriotic sacrifice
-U.S. Navy banned the consumption
of alcohol in 1914
-”If liquor is a bad thing for the boys
in the trenches, why is it good
thing for those at home.”
Do you think that government should decide what we do with our own life? Do you think government has the authority to make alcohol or drugs illegal? Why or Why not? Libertarian?
Bootlegger car crashes
Organized Crime--Story of Us
Going to the Movies
1909- the movie industry began to