Prohibition is a three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the entire era it encompassed. Since the documentary originally aired in 2011, please use hulu.com, Netflix, or the following link to find out how to stream the video free online: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/prohibition/tv-schedules/
Write a 1-2 page Reflection on what you learned from this “Prohibition” documentary.(1.5 spaced, 12 point font, and 1-inch margins). Some objectives we’d like for you to learn from watching the documentary are:
•Why did prohibition begin?
•What forces prompted and implemented prohibition?
•What were these forces trying to accomplish through prohibition?
•How did prohibition change 1) who drank 2) where they drank and 3) what they drank?
These objectives should guide your reflection, however you may write about many other things that you found interesting and helpful from the film.