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The drunkard"s doom and the duty of temperance societies a sermon, preached before the Lodge, at Westchester, Nova Scotia by Stewart, D.

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Published by "Amherst Gazette" in Amherst, N.S .
Written in English


  • Temperance -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Tempérance -- Discours, essais, conférences.

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Statementby D. Stewart
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 25488, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 25488
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24134932M
ISBN 100665254881

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In addition to this, there was a general lethargy on the part of the Temperance societies of this State and elsewhere. A recent number of the "Temperance Herald," speaking of the period to which we refer, says: "A short time since, and the cause . As time passed, most temperance societies began to call for complete abstinence from all alcoholic beverages. The Anti-Saloon League, founded in Ohio in and organized as a national society in , helped pave the way for passage of the Eighteenth Amendment with an effective campaign calling for prohibition at the state level. Temperance: The Evils of Alcohol Marsha Yoder, Lawton Chiles Middle Academy Grade level: 8 th Directions: Look at each document and answer related questions. Essay: Write a five-paragraph essay describing why reformers believed so passionately in the Temperance Movement. Use details and information from the five documents to support your answer. Learn temperance history with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 92 different sets of temperance history flashcards on Quizlet.

The spread of the temperance movement was in response to high alcohol consumption during this period, especially by men, at a time when women had few legal rights and were dependent on the support provided by their husbands. One of the leading temperance societies in the US was the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). he idea that people suffering from habituations could help themselves was a mainstay of two influential early nineteenth-century movements, the temperance movement and the teetotal movement. The temperance movement advocated the use of alcohol in moderation, whereas the more radical teetotal movement favored "total" abstention from alcohol. The drunkard's doom and the duty of temperance societies [electronic resource]: a sermon, preached before the Lodge, at Westchester, Nova Scotia / (Amherst, N.S.: "Amherst Gazette", ), by D. Stewart (page images at HathiTrust). Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). Temperance activists organized the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in It was one of the most important of all temperance organizations. It was very powerful and effective in promoting prohibition. The WCTU is active today. Woman’s New York State Temperance Society.