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Unformatted text preview: of the temperance organizations were women. They believed that alcohol abuse was a major detriment to the family. Carrie Nation became the personification of radical temperance; she was the most infamous anti‐saloon crusader. In 1920 came a National Prohibition law. Alcohol became legal again in 1933. PROHIBITION is the dry 13‐year period 1920‐1933. 19th century Dietary/Health Reform The Health Reform Movement began in opposition to the diet prevalent at that time: high consumption of meat (often salt pork), refined carbohydrates, alcohol consumption, and to establish more balanced, moderate habits (see McGee p.463). It mainly promoted a vege...
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