The Pure Food and Drug Act, writing homework help

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Review the list of major historical events listed below and select one to examine for this assignment.

  1. The Pure Food and Drug Act
  2. The Harrison Act
  3. Prohibition
  4. End of Prohibition
  5. The Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act

Write a 750-1,050-word paper about the selected historical event. Include the following in your presentation:

  1. A description of the event
  2. The history of the law(s) related to the drug
  3. The impact of the drug on society to include how the legal status of the drug has impacted society
  4. A description of how an understanding of the history and legality of the drug from the event has impacted the counseling profession
  5. A minimum of two scholarly references

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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School: University of Maryland

Hello student, kindly confirm the submitted paper below and let me know of any need for correction if any. Thank you


The Food and Drug Act





The Food and Drug Act

A description of the event
The Pure Food and Drug Act defines the American federal law enacted in 1906 to scrap
off the misrepresented and harmful drugs and foods out of the market and control the
manufacture as well as the sale of food and drug products within the interstate trade (“Food and
Drug,” 2016). Although the Act itself became a law in 1906, the event transpired throughout the
entire Progressing American History Era. The background behind the event is that the reformers
aimed at improving not only the moral but also the American social fabric via prohibition ,
public service improvement for the poor immigrants, political corruption clean up, and sanitation
and public health amelioration.
Various critical dates led to the actual FAD event. Between 1898 and 1899 soldiers
succumbed after feeding on poorly-preserved beef while in the Spanish-American battle. Two
generals testified the scandal before the Congress. Two years later, in Camden and St. Lois,
casualties were reported as children died after taking tainted v...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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