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"Doers and Dreamers, social reformers of the nineteenth century" by Lynne Deur
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A Wisconsin law from 1839 did not allow businesses to operate on Sundays, including the business of selling alcohol. This law continued into the twentieth century.
How successful have temperance and prohibition laws been in the state and country?
Today, some communities in Wisconsin are considered "dry." What does that mean?
Who were some of the leaders of the temperance movement in Wisconsin?
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