- Summarize the 18th Amendment in your own words
- Consider the sources "The Drunkard's Progress" and "Celebration of the Iowa Territorial Temperance Society." Describe the success of the temperance movement, which started in the antebellum period, but did not become federal law until 1919.
- Is alcohol banned in the United States today? Pick a side and prove your point: Was the temperance movement successful?
- Consider the reform movements that were most successful. What government involvement was necessary? Did the strategies the reformers used lead to decisions by either state legislatures or Congress?
"18th Amendment to the Constitution," U.S. Congress, 28 January 1919. Courtesy of Library of Congress