In 1869, the Prohibition Party is formed in the United States. The purpose of the party is to achieve widespread social reform about alcohol and enact legislation that prohibit the sale and manufacture of intoxicating liquor. The Prohibition Party was an integral part of the U.S. temperance movement and succeeded in getting several counties to outlaw the production and sale of alcoholic beverages.
Source: Austin, G. A. et al. (1979). Perspectives on the history of psychoactive substance use. NIDA.
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