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Copy of REFORM MOVEMENT
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-Repealed by 21st amendment Alcoholic anonymus created 1847-Maine creates
first law prohibiting
sale of alcohol. Stanton + Anthony
found New York state
womens temperance society 1845 Gerrit Smith Advocates
the Temperance cause as the
only Abolitionist member of the U.S congress Struggles at temperance 1869- National Prohibition Party Organized 1874- Womens Christian Temperance union founded 1920-National Prohibition effective 1933-Prohibiton repealed Preachers said that drinking alcohol was a sin people said that it was destructive to communities said to be reason for unemployment Caused physical violence rate for consumption
was increasing steadily Amelia Bloomer Elizabeth Cady Stanton tem·per·ance [tem-per-uhns, tem-pruhns]noun
1. moderation or self-restraint in action, statement, etc.; self-control.
2. habitual moderation in the indulgence of a natural appetite or passion, especially in the use of alcoholic liquors.
3. total abstinence from alcoholic liquors. It was a way to solve peoples problems Alcohol was seen as the creater of crime, poverty, immorality and insanity. Alcohol was a big part of peoples lives, they made beer and other alcoholic drinks at home Amelia Bloomer started "The Lily" in 1849 that was a temperance journal that became popular during the movement. It was no longer produced in 1853. Alcohol is allowed in every state Some states do not allow alcohol to be sold in grocery stores. (West Virginia) There are dry and wet campus's in different colleges Annie Wittenmeyer Bootleggers appeared (illegal trafficking of alcohol) and it grew to encompass gambling, prostitution, weapon and drug trafficing. Organized crime became prominent Anti-saloon league was at the forefront of the movement of Temperance Volstead Act completly banned alcohol Speakeasies were hidden drinking places than in some cases were tolerated by police. Homemade skills to make alcohol were created for their own consumption Gangsters used violence to acquire control the black market of alcohol. Organized crime more prominent then before Prohibition Party still exists lillian joyce hines loves putting things in her belly button. Promoted view points through vandalism. She was 6' tall and 175 pounds. She carried a hatchet and attacked bars. Temperance Advocate, spent early years in Cortland, NY
Wrote "The Lily", a temperance publication. American social activist, outspoken supporter of the Temperance Movement. Organizer of Seneca Falls Convention. Influenced passage of 18th Amendment (Prohibition) First president of Womens Christian Temperance Union. She wrote books such as History of Womens Temperance Crusade and Women of the Reformation. She was the cofounder of the first womens temperance movement. She worked with Stanton as an American civil rights leader.