Recent Event Highlights: Women's Temperance Crusade, National Women's Christian Temperance Union, Womens Christian Temperance Union, National Temperance Society, American Temperance Society, and 10 more...
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The second section of the Amendment states bans the importation of alcohol violation of state or territorial law.
The Womens Temperance Crusade remained a force between these years but until the 21st Amendment repealed it
The United States Consitution along with the Volstead Act which defined '' intoxicating liquors'' excluding those for religious purposes and sales which started Prohibition in the United States
It made it a possible passage of national prohibition
Strongest prohibition lobby in America. Big component and passing the 18th Amendment.
Mary Hunt adressed the WCTU's National convention on the subject of " Scientific Temperance Instruction".
The WCTU became national. Annie Wittenmyer elected president. Frances E. Willard and Mary Johnson secretary. Mary Ingham treasurer.
Local women's organization against drinking in Cleveland, Ohio adopted the name Women's Christian Temperance Union.
Called for instruction of public and private schools on the effects of alcohol on the human body.
Very involved in the temperance movement. Known for her aggressive tactics for anti alcohol promotion.
It diverted attention to more pressing matters and interest in the movement largely died
The organization approved alcohol comsumption arose in the U.S. began before the Civil War
At the age of 29 she quiet her job as a teacher in New York and she became the secretary of the Daughters of Temperance
Had 170,000 members who pledged to stay away from drinking, which expanded to 1,500,000 in ten years. Founded in Boston, Ma in 1826. Also known as The American Society for the Promotion of Temperance.
a.k.a as 26 liters per person
people urged temperance that would reduct or eliminate the use of alcoholic beverages