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Temperance

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
organization founded to help alcoholics (1934). [Am. Culture: EB, I: 448]
amethyst
provides protection against drunkenness; February birthstone. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 58–59]
Anti-Saloon League
successfully led drive for Prohibition (1910s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 357]
Jonadab
enjoined his people to abstinence. [O.T.: Jeremiah 35: 5–11]
Nation, Carry
(Amelia Moore) (1846–1911) hatchet-wielding saloon wrecker. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 253]
Prohibition
(1919–1933) period when selling and consuming liquor was against the law. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2710]
Rechabites
pastoral people who abstained from all wines. [O.T.: Jeremiah 35:5–19]
Samson
consecrated to God in abstinence. [O.T.: Judges 13:4–5]
Volstead Act
18th Amendment, passed by Congress to enforce Prohibition (1919). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 286]
Woman’s Christian Temperance Union
society of militant housewives against drinking (20th century). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 357]
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In their arguments against mandatory temperance laws during the late nineteenth century, American Jews regularly highlighted their reputation for sobriety and moderate alcohol consumption, proposing themselves as living proof of the excessiveness of anti-alcohol legislation.
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A successful appreciation of the importance of temperance can begin with Cleanness.
The Temperance Movement have got some crackers in their own repertoire - songs like Caught in the Middle, Built-In Forgetter and Backwater Zoo, his ode to Glasgow.
The evening will start out with a "Temperance Rally," complete with prohibitionist-approved refreshments, at 6 p.m.
Courage and fortitude are needed for business, love of wisdom for leisure, temperance and justice for both, and more especially when men are at peace and have leisure; for war compels men to be just and temperate, whereas the enjoyment of prosperity and peaceful leisure tend to make them hubristic.
"We are so stoked to join The Temperance Movement on their upcoming UK and European tour," said Thomas.
Patna (Bihar) [India], November 3 ( ANI ): The representatives of the Karnataka State Temperance Board (KSTB), inspired by the alcohol prohibition in Bihar, met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to discuss the different aspects of the ban.
For many scholars of temperance fiction in the United States before the Civil War, the novels and stories of the dangers of alcohol help to describe how certain markers of value (whiteness, masculine prowess in the marketplace and public sphere, feminine docility and domestic diligence, and representative government) became idealized as norms for identity and behavior.
Campos will get more court time this year in Kansas City, Kan., as part of a handball family, and Krupp will be getting as much as he can at home in Temperance, Mich.
The Temperance Movement, Playhouse Whitley Bay Fuelled by Whitley Bay's finest fish and chips and roared on by an exuberant Mouth of the Tyne Festival crowd, The Temperance Movement added yet another landmark show to their list of North East triumphs.
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, The Temperance Movement, and Ronnie Spector Sings the Fabulous Ronettes have been added to the bill for this year's Mouth of the Tyne Festival.