The Anti-Saloon League of
Virginia, established in 1901, led the movement that brought Prohibition to the state in 1916.
While the state had established the Virginia Society for the Promotion of Temperance
as early as October 1826, the league became a major force in Virginia politics,
especially within the Democratic Party, in the first two decades of the twentieth
century. An affiliate of the Anti-Saloon League of America, a national dry pressure
group ba. . .
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