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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 people continued to support prohibition (PRO. The temperance (T) movement today is alive and well. And it continues to support anti-alcohol sentiments.              Overview I.   Temperance after …

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Scientific Temperance Instruction: Evaluated by Scholars

The textbooks endorsed by the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) were highly criticized. They were filled with distortions and falsehoods. They all had to be approved by Mary Hunt. And she insisted on what she called Scientific Temperance Instruction or STI.  It was anything but scientific. Leading scientists and educators were concerned about Scientific Temperance …

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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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