Many people have said history tends to repeat itself, while others believe that we learn from the mistakes of the past. After reading your text consider the modern prohibition of Marijuana. In your discussion, explain how the modern prohibition of marijuana and the movement to decriminalize it is either similar or different from the Progressive Era prohibition of alcohol. You may consider the following questions, but you are not limited to them: How is the current debate similar or different to the prohibition movement in the early 1900s? In you opinion, would lifting the prohibition on marijuana be beneficial or harmful to the country? What potential problems might this bring the US? Fully explain your answers and include outside citations as needed.
To receive full credit for this assignment your post must:
- Address the questions asked in the paragraph above in at least a 300-word post and cite all outside sources appropriately
- In your initial post, include at least one interesting question the readings raised for you.