Over 100 Years of Sweat for 13 Years of Dry: The Tumultuous Legacy of the Temperance Movement and the 18th Amendment

The Mississippi Lawyer Magazine

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The Temperance Movement and Suffrage Movement were inextricably linked. Many of the early suffragists including Francis Willard, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton were leading members of the Temperance Movement. Both Movements achieved their respective goals the the enactment of the Eighteenth Amendment on January 17, 1920 and the certification of the Nineteenth Amendment on August 26, 1920. This year we celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment and its legacy of, among other things, fostering gender equality beyond the right to vote.

The full article, "Over 100 Years of Sweat for 13 Years of Dry: The Tumultuous Legacy of the Temperance Movement and the 18th Amendment," was published by The Mississippi Lawyer Magazine int their Summer 2020 issue Volume 68, Number 4.