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Carry A. Nation

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Cameron Laney

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Transcript of Carry A. Nation

The Second Great Awakening inspiring reform movement
When religious revival a series of religious revivals swept the United States from the 1790s and into the 1830s that transformed the religious landscape of the country. Which caused the Second Great Awakening so people started to meet up and make planes to change America. Some reform groups wanted to ban alcohol, get women equal rights, improve education, and better health care for everyone, and finally to get rid of slavery.
Facts about Carry Nation
Born November 25, 1846, Garrard County, Kentucky, KY
Died June 9, 1911, Leavenworth, KS
Quote "I felt invincible. My strength was that of a giant. God was certainly standing by me. I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet."
Real name was Carrie Amelia Moore
Changed name to Carry for the message "Carry A. Nation
She was known for hatchet-wielding smashing of saloons to promote prohibition (of liquor)
Prohibition activist; hotel proprietor, farmer
She was related to Alexander Campbell, a religious leader
Her family and her were Christian
Challenges
Her husband,Charles Gloyd doctor, was an alcoholic
Had kids to take care of
Her kid had mental and physical problems from Gloyd's drinking problem
Married twice and divorced twice
Born into an unstable family
The End

Carry A. Nation/
Carrie A. Moore

Was she successful?
Carry Nation was successful for a couple years until the 21st Amendment revoked the 18th Amendment (which made alcohol illegal) She also helped get women rights. Nation also organized a chapter of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). The WCTU had helped pass a Kansas law against selling alcohol.
By: Cameron Laney
Citation
http://shsmo.org
http://www.britannica.com
http://en.wikipedia.org
http://womenshistory.about.com/
More Facts about Carry Nation
She was a leader of the Temperance movement (this was to ban the purchase and and selling of alcohol)
She as well as other Temperance members would take hatchets to bar rooms and destroy them
The reason she wanted to ban alcohol was because her first husband (who she divorced) was an alcoholic to wasted a lot of money on alcohol
She was 6 feet tall
Her education was University of Central Missouri
Became a teacher
Remarried to David Nation
Beaten many times by people and police, sometimes
Arrested many times, and one time was bailed out by a black politician and bar owner, Nick Chiles, who published her first news paper
More challenges
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