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Washingtonians: The Washingtonian Movement (Learn why the Name is Ironic)

The Washingtonians were members of the Washingtonian Total Temperance Society. There is a lack of consistency in the names they used. One group might be called the Washington Total-Abstinence Society. Another might be the Washingtonian Temperance Society. There were many variations. The individual Societies ¬†resembled non-religious Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings. Yet they pre-dated AA by …

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