Reform Movements

By: Reese Lister

Prohibition

  • The abuse of alcohol became a major concern during the Gilded Age.
  • Groups of women were the ones who took on the fight to eliminate the abuse of alcohol
  • The constitution amendment allowed alcohol for medical purposes.
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Women's Suffrage

  • Kansas was the first state to give women the right to vote in municipal elections and the seventh state to give women full voting rights.
  • The city of Oskaloosa elected a woman mayor and changed Kansas politics forever.
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