Carry Nation

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United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)

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There's no place for subtlety in Carry Nation High.
The four leads are bubbly, strutting defiantly in the face of adversity but there's no place for subtlety in Carry Nation High.
The girls find their "BFF" - Best Friends Forever - promise is put to the test when they start at Carry Nation High and have to deal with the divisions and cliques of high school.
At first they're super-psyched for their first day as freshmen at Carry Nation High School - so much so, they bound out of bed with a smile and video conference each other to coordinate what they're going to wear.
This was also true of the female invasion of male space (the saloon) by Carry Nation at the century's turn, and in the women's temperance crusade of 1873-1874.
Here, as Grace dem onstrates, Carry Nation came into her own.
Carry Nation was involved in a variety of reform causes including prohibition, anti-smoking, women's health, and suffrage.
Burkett, a history professor turned journalist, approaches her subject with the shrinking timidity of Carry Nation.
Kentucky ResourceLink's entries include Battle of Perryville, Jefferson Davis, Stephen Collins Foster, The Judds, Kentucky Coal Association, Mary Todd Lincoln, Man O'War, Thomas Merton, Morehead State University, Carry Nation, Georgia Powers, Harland Sanders, Diane Sawyer, the Tate Affair, Hunter S.
El 21 de enero de 1901, por las calles la ciudad de Wichita en el estado Kansas, caminaba de un lado a otro una de la mujeres mas extravagantes en la historia de Estados Unidos: Carry Nation.
A century after an ax-swinging, Bible-thumping, teetotaling tempest named Carry Nation terrorized saloons in Kansas and the Midwest, the movement she made famous is looking for a new identity.
And as Michael Kelly reported in the May 23 New York Times Magazine, Hillary Clinton had begun to preach "the politics of do-goodism, flowing directly from a powerful and continual stream that runs through American history from Harriet Beecher Stowe to Jane Addams to Carry Nation to Dorothy Day.
The temperance movement turned less than temperate this year when Carry Nation led a group of antiliquor agitators through Kansas.
Among his books were The Gangs of New York (1928), Life of Carry Nation (1929), The Barbary Coast (1933), The French Quarter (1936), Sucker's Progress (1938), and The Great Illusion: an Informal History of Prohibition (1950).
The National Constitution Center will transport you back to the era of flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists, and such real-life legends as Al Capone and Carry Nation with American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition*, Oct.