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The Women's Christian Temperance Movement (WCT) was a group of women in the early 1900's attempting to make the consumption, sale, or making of alcohol illegal. It was founded by Carry Nation who was very anti-immigrant. At the time Irish were the number one immigrants in america bringing there drinking habits with them. Nation and her followers would walk into bars and saloons with an axe and completely destroy the whole place while reading verses from The Bible. From 1900-1917, 1/2 of all US States prohibited alcohol. By 1920, 100% of all states adapted the 18th amendment making alcohol illegal. It would remain illegal until 1933 when it was made legal again by the 21st amendment.

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