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  • 1)
  • This depicts a Christian priest trying to stop the use of alcohol.  
  • Alcohol is bad because it is a sin in Christianity. Stop drinking alcohol.
  • 3)
  • Alcohol was a big part of the average factory worker's life. They used it to forget about the minimal pay and bad working conditions.
  • Uh.... Yeah
  •          Hey.. um...      Jimmy got his hand stuck in the cotton gin again.
  • This is the last time! Alcohol is a big problem!
  • Was he drinking again?
  • 6)
  • 5)
  • Factory workers, Christian priests, and wives were usually the ones most for temperance.
  • BAN ALCOHOL!    My husband is always drunk!
  • Alcohol is making my workers work slowly and get hurt more often. Ban it!
  • 2)
  • Usually the poorer a worker was, the more alcohol they would drink. Factory workers especially drank alcohol because of the terrible working conditions they were being put through.
  • Alcohol is important to us. It helps us feel good and forget about all of our worries.
  • 4)
  • Jimmy is a factory worker. He is in the lower class, and likes to drink alcohol when he comes home from work. His wife doesn't like this, and joins the temperance movement.
  • While the temperance movement was one of the biggest reforms of the era,  nothing ever happened until prohibiton
  • We can decide about prohibiting alcohol in 20 years. 
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