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The Women"s Temperance Crusade in Oxford, Ohio

David M. Fahey

The Women"s Temperance Crusade in Oxford, Ohio

including a sketch of the family of Dr. Alexander Guy (1800-1893), with excerpts from the memoir of William Evans Guy

by David M. Fahey

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Woman"s Temperance Crusade, 1873-1874,
  • Temperance,
  • Social reformers,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid M. Fahey ; with an Introduction by Jack S. Blocker, Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5235.O3 O944 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 258 p., [22] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24991163M
    ISBN 100773413863
    ISBN 109780773413863
    LC Control Number2010032910
    OCLC/WorldCa654815910

    Women felt the great need of entreating the owners to close these evil establishments because they ruined the lives of those in the United States [2]. Helen Stoddard led a successful campaign to raise the age of consent as part of the organization's assault on prostitution and the double standard of morals and worked to have police matrons appointed in municipal jails. Throughout the s the WCTU was part of the coalition of women's organizations that made up the Joint Legislative Councilbut as sentiment mounted in favor of repealing prohibition the women concentrated heavily on antialcohol campaigns. Under the leadership of Jenny Beauchamp the WCTU pressured the legislature into establishing a boys' reformatory at Rusk so that juveniles would cease to be incarcerated with adult prisoners. Willard pushed for the "Home Protection" ballot, arguing that women, being the morally superior sex, needed the vote in order to act as "citizen-mothers" and protect their homes and cure society's ills. The WCTU was instrumental in organizing woman's suffrage leaders and in helping more women become involved in American politics.

    Bythere were marches in more than other communities. Local unions channeled their energy into demonstrations at the polls during local-option elections, and the president lobbied for constitutional prohibition. One case is where saloonkeeper, Martin Cummins, locked his saloon's doors, so the women were unable to enter. Women would also demand that owners of drug stores and saloons sign a pledge that would no longer allow them to sell alcohol [6]. The women decided to found a group to cause a more permanent change Women's. Focusing on the drinking man's neglect and abuse of his wife and children and speaking as "organized motherhood," the WCTU promoted an agenda of social-welfare reforms and asked for woman suffrage in the name of "home protection.

    To survive, the American republic, these people believed, needed virtuous citizens. SignsVol. The WCTU promoted the idea that immigrants were more prone to alcoholism than Native Americans, focusing particularly on Irish and German immigrant communities as the source of the problem. Unfortunately it only lasted through the year and by the next summer the saloons were open again. Eliza E.


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The Womens Temperance Crusade in Oxford, Ohio book

This gathering involved speeches, reports, a parade, and the singing of temperance songs. Soon, women in small towns all over Ohio were kneeling in the snow before the town tavern, singing hymns and sometimes taking an ax to the bartender's wares.

Abolition, Women's Rights, and Temperance Movements

Emma L. Josephine Bateman, editor of the Ohio Cultivator's "Ladies Department," served as the organization's first president.

Maine Liquor Law Map The rapid industrialization and urbanization of the first half of the nineteenth century had many important social effects, including the growth of Evangelical Christianity and the rise of "moral reform" movements designed to cure the ills that plagued modern society.

Agitation against tobacco continued through to the s. One of the more prominent was the temperance movement. WCTU, n.

It typifies Barnum's skill at promoting the American Museum as simultaneously reputable, educational, and audacious. Although in later years the WCTU claimed a membership of 10, the number of active dues-paying women was probably never more than half that number. Eliza E.

Roots of Prohibition. Sometimes beer was thrown on the sidewalk so that they could not kneel there but they prayed. For example, in Hillsboro, Ohio, inwomen marched through the town.

Women's Crusade

Exhibit: Temperance. But millions of mild-mannered American women defended her ends, if Ohio book necessarily her means. The women were protesting the sale of alcoholic beverages. In the s it worked on creating legislation to protect working girls from the exploitation of men, including raising Age of Consent laws.

Thurman spent several months in the state organizing fifteen black locals. Although it voiced support for such reforms as compulsory education and wage and hour legislation for working women, the organization narrowed its focus.

Local unions were federated into district organizations corresponding geographically to congressional districtswhich in turn were subunits of the state union. Distinct lines of marching were created on the streets to perform hymns outside of the saloons, also many of the marchers had prepared pledges for the saloonkeepers.

Through journal articles, the WCTU tried to prove that abstinence would help people move up in life. The group is still active today. As the movement grew in numbers and strength, members of the WCTU also focused on suffrage. By the s the WCTU, like prohibition, had lost its progressive image: temperance women devoted themselves to polling political candidates for their views on alcohol; campaigning for "drys"; and protesting cigarette advertising, gambling, bathing-beauty contests, and suggestive motion pictures.

One prominent stop in their march was the saloon of Thomas Chope. Ohio was the major place in the crusade with a third of the crusaders, but the crusade spread to over different communities in over 31 states in the United States.Full text of "History of the Woman's temperance crusade" See other formats.

The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was initially established in August at Lake Chautauqua, New York, following a brief season of successful moral suasion by national women against the sale and use of alcohol. WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION. The nineteenth century was a time of drastic changes in the way many Americans viewed Alcohol.

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