The Temperance Movement
Updated: 2/16/2020
The Temperance Movement
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  • People are Consuming too much Alcohol for Others Liking
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  • People Start to Protest for Temperance
  • Stop drinking alcohol! It ruins your health, personality, and family life!
  • There are Now Laws Limiting the Consumption of Alcohol
  • The "gin craze" that occured in Great Britain, was a time period in the first half of the 18th century, where the consumption on gin increased dramatically. This became the subject of critical national debate.
  • A large group of women and some men gathered outside of Family Groceries in Waynesville, Ohio during the Women's Temperance Crusade of 1873-1874. The women were protesting the sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • The movement succeeded in its goal in 1919 with the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, an amendment that took effect the following year. For nearly thirteen years, a period known as the Prohibition era, the creation, transport, and sale of alcohol was against the law.
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