John Wesley's Addiction In The 17th Century

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In the days of the 1700s a lot was going on not only in the church but also on the streets. We don’t think about it but a lot of the problems that happened back then are still happening today. In today’s time we have to sign for a prescription or we have to bring our insurance cards to make sure that we can get a little bit off the crazy prices that they now have to charge for antibiotics. We are working to make the world a better place so we should make sure that we are doing everything in our power to keep as many people alive as we can. John Wesley wanted this and he even talked to a group of miners who would go home and drink and then beat their wives to help them make repentance and become better men. What can we do to help people come back to God? In the 1700s all drugs were sold without prescriptions.…show more content…
Finally in 1868, the drug sales were practically clear, and they could be bought anywhere. During the Industrial Revolution the use of drugs in England grew among the working classes. At every corner in Britain they were selling drugs opium was the drug that was sold the most. Surprisingly the dangerous drugs were commonly done at home making home remedies and they were less frequently as a refreshment for the bored and withdrawn people. During the 17th century addiction was actually considered a practice, it was also called the Roman law which means that a human can be handed over to a master or being passed onto the highest bidder (Victorianweb.org). It’s exactly like an auction and how you sell the object to the highest bidder. Pre-Victorians used opium the most between the artists and

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