An appeal for the influence of women in behalf of the cause of temperance
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Published by s.n.] in Portland [Me .
Written in English

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Statementby one of its friends.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p.
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL17506443M

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Temperance and Woman Suffrage were about much more than prohibition and the vote; they were powerful early expressions of what has become the continuing concern of the women's movement for the social well-being of children and families and for the right of women to the same opportunities as men. In this first book to assess the combined influence of temperance and suffrage on woman's evolving. Temperance: Cause and Effect of Ideals of Womanhood Introduction The Temperance Movement in Nineteenth Century America was deeply invested in organized and advocating for women. The Temperance Movement was driven largely by the effects alcohol had on the family unit, therefore female activism was better accepted than within some other (i.e. Labor) movements.   The U.S. women’s rights movement first emerged in the s, when the ideological impact of the Revolution and the Second Great Awakening combined with a rising middle class and increasing education to enable small numbers of women, encouraged by a few sympathetic men, to formulate a critique of women’s oppression in early 19th-century : Faye E. Dudden. Soon she found herself defending women’s rights as well in order to advance her primary cause. In her Letters on the Equality of the Sexes, and the Condition of Woman of , (initally published as a series of letters in a newspaper) Sarah Grimké responded to Catharine Beecher’s defense of the subordinate role of women.

Throughout much of the history of temperance and prohibition, a tension can be traced between a public health perspective—one that emphasized the need for collective action on behalf of those disabled by drunkenness, stressed the accountability of a powerful, profiteering business in the creation of disease and human misery, and accepted the. Temperance Foreword. Temperance was a favorite theme of Mrs. Ellen G. White, both in her writings and in public discourse. In many of her articles which appeared in denominational journals through the years, and in manuscripts and letters of counsel addressed to both workers and laity, she urged Seventh-day Adventists to practice temperance and to promote vigorously the temperance cause. figures in the philosophy of Transcendentalism, which affected a great part of the region’s artistic output and thought for much of the century; in the abolitionist movement championed by the outspoken writer and editor William Lloyd Garrison and others; and in liberal high-mindedness in social causes, which preoccupied many 19th-century. It “attempted to combat the propaganda of a minority which was backed by the millions of the wealthy and was leading the majority to believe prohibition was a failure.” 40 He got great reviews of the book by the president of the National Women’s Christian Temperance Union as well as the superintendent of the National Temperance.

The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic ipants in the movement typically criticize alcohol intoxication or promote complete abstinence from alcohol (teetotalism), and its leaders emphasize alcohol's negative effects on people's health, personalities and family lly the movement promotes alcohol education and it also . -Believed that women had the same level of intellect as men-Women should be able to choose their own careers-Wrote a book called Woman in the Nineteenth Century #4. Lucretia Mott-Wanted to be able to attend the men's buisness meeting (London Abolition Convention, ), but was denied-Inspired her to organize a convention on woman's rights #5. It is a myth that the First World War somehow "caused" the United States to enact prohibition. The prohibition movement was already very powerful before the nation declared war in the dry forces had already elected two-thirds majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States Congress. When the elections of concluded, both wets and drys knew that the. Temperance was a favorite theme of Ellen G. White, both in her writings and in her public speaking. Through the years, she urged everyone, both young and old, to practice temperance and to promote it vigorously. Although society has changed markedly since Mrs. White lived and wrote, the principles she stressed regarding temperance remain remarkably relevant to contemporary life.