The Temperance movement in Britain has a long and proud history, starting in the early 19th Century.
Following the Gin Craze, the founders of the Temperance movement sought an answer to alcoholism.
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The Temperance Movement grew rapidly during the 19th Century and soon permeated and influenced religious organisations, political parties and social organisations.
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Temperance and Religion
Temperance and Women
Temperance and the Co-Operative
Temperance and Young People
Temperance and Political Parties
Temperance and the Armed Forces
Click here to see examples of the numerous Journals published by Temperance Societies.
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