Temperance Movement succeeded at ratifying the U.S. Constitution’s 18th
Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, distribution, and sale of
alcohol. The Temperance Movement also succeeded at winning state and
local Prohibition victories. Therefore the Temperance Movement can teach
contemporary third party activists how to achieve their goals.
Can Third Parties Learn from the Temperance Movement? traces the
history of the Temperance Movement and analyzes Temperance Literature to
inspire and inform third party activists to achieve their goals.