Christianity And The Temperance Movement

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The Temperance Movement had several groups who formed during its period of time and many put their faith out in the public to show their stance on the debate of drinking. One group was the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) applied the lessons from Christianity into their arguments. While you have the women’s groups, you also had Anti-Saloon League who were a group of Protestant church people who were committed to getting rid of everyone every saloon within the United States and are often regarded as the first modern “pressure” group (Kerr, 1980).
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