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Temperance , Prohibition and Sobreity, #14

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Creating a Sober World

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From colonial days, the American colonies and later the states engaged in various efforts to limit the use of alcohol. In the middle of the 19the century these efforts became known as the temperance movement.The end of the 1800's would see the emergence of a movement to outlaw the sale of intoxicating beverages known as probition which would result in the establishment of nationawide prohibition of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating beverages which last for 13 years.  Our show today discusses some important aspects of this period that are not ususally discussed.