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Woman Suffrage and the Liquor Interests
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Over the course of the 19th century, a close alliance evolved between the woman suffrage movement and temperance leaders. While some suffragists wanted to keep the issues separate, by the 1880s, liquor interests had come to see women’s suffrage as a threat to their livelihood. They foresaw that, once women had the vote, prohibition would not be far behind. Using their powerful financial and political resources, brewers and liquor dealers began organizing publicity campaigns against women’s rights.

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Woman Suffrage and the Liquor Interests. New York: National Woman Suffrage Publishing Co., Inc., 1916.
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