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Martin W. Sandler
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How is the women's movement connected to Prohibition?

Students should be able to make the connection between women becoming more involved in politics thought the suffragette movement as well as through the temperance movement. They should note that the impact of America's drinking problem on women was a factor in women taking more agency when it comes to both personal and public issues. Furthermore, they may note that speakeasies during Prohibition helped to further the women's movement post-suffrage by allowing women into spaces that were previously male-only.

Explain why Sandler defines 1919 as "the year that changed America."

Students should be able to summarize the six significant events discussed in this book. More importantly, they should be able to discuss the lasting impact of those events on American culture, laws, politics, etc.

Why did Prohibition fail?

Students should articulate that Prohibition failed for multiple reasons. These include the...

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