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Temperance Beliefs & Temperance Teachings

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Temperance beliefs were fundamental to the temperance movement. They guided its teachings and actions. Mary Hunt of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) had pushed for state laws requiring anti-alcohol teaching in all schools in the US. She also had her legions of WCTU members monitoring schools to ensure compliance. But most important, this temperance …

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