The temperance movement is the way to stop alcohol abuse, temperance movement is due in the part of economic and social problems that occurred as a result inflation following the war for independence.
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The movement was influential in passing laws prohibited the sale of liquor in many states. After people pledged to stop drinking they joined what was called the "cold Water Army"
Many parts of the country there was only a few drinks that were nonalcoholic because it was often considered healthier to drink alcoholic beverages then water, because the water was most of the time contaminated