Temperance / Prohibition

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Women Protesting against the repeal of the prohibition of alcohol.

This picture shows women that are against alcohol in the early 1900's during the end of the prohibition of alcohol. They are letting people know that they will not tolerate men who drink. This picture refers to the temperance movement (people against alcohol in the early 1900's). The prohibition of alcohol led to the up rise of gangs in big cities who started bootlegging alcohol (transporting alcohol illegally