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Temperance Movement Today in US: Neo-Prohibitionism

Most of the country recognized prohibition as a national disaster in 1933. The popular vote against it was 74%. But millions of Americans continued to support prohibition. The temperance movement today is alive and well.  And it continues to support anti-alcohol sentiments.              Overview I.   Temperance after Repeal II. …

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Scientific Temperance Instruction Evaluated by Scholars.

The distortions and falsehoods in textbooks endorsed by the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union‘s (WCTU’s) Mary Hunt were highly criticized. Leading scientists and educators were concerned about Scientific Temperance Instruction. This included the presidents of Columbia, Cornell, Yale, Stanford, and Vassar.1 As a result, Scientific Temperance Instruction was evaluated. The Committee of Fifty The prestigious Committee of …

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Beginning of the Temperance Movement in the U.S.

American Temperance Society

The beginning of the temperance movement in the US. is easy to understand. The American Revolution, urbanization and other changes caused social and economic problems. These problems emerged along with increasing alcohol abuse. As a result, many people thought that alcohol abuse caused these societal problems. So people began seeking a solution for drinking problems. …

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