Suffrage: How Women Stopped the Drink and Gained the Vote (1 of 2)

Suffrage: How Women Stopped the Drink and Gained the Vote (1 of 2)

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The 1800's were a drunken mess. The median adult in the US drank 1.7 bottles of 80 proof alcohol each week. Each week! The 1800's were also a time when women didn't have many rights: they couldn't vote, were expected to stay home, and were somewhat invisible in the public sphere. Until they'd had enough.

Thanks to the efforts of organizations like the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, women fought for their rights. On this episode of the Truce Podcast, we ... See More

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