Temperance

By: Jacqueline Wright

The Reasons

What

We the American Temperance Society wants to outlaw the consumption of alcohol.


Why

Drinking alcohol affects your body and God will no longer bless this country of ours.

Famous Women

Temperance Movement in Ohio

Woman and men gathered outside of Family Groceries in Waynesville, Ohio, protesting the sale of alcoholic beverages. On January 13, 1853 a women's temperance convention was held where they drafted a constitution and has created the Ohio Women's Temperance Society.

The Eighteenth Amendment

This amendment prevents the consumption of alcohol since August 1, 1917.