Prohibition Party


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Prohibition Party

n.
A minor US political party organized in 1869 that advocated prohibition.

Prohibi′tion Par`ty


n.
a U.S. political party organized in 1869, advocating the prohibition of alcoholic beverages.
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Noun1.Prohibition party - a political party in the United StatesProhibition Party - a political party in the United States; formed in 1869 to oppose the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages
party, political party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
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The only other candidates the possibly tea-drinking person voted for on my ballot were all members of the Prohibition Party. In the race for governor, the person who cast my ballot was the only person in Templeton Center to support Mark R.
Same with Duncan Hunter, the Prohibition Party, things like that.
It would be easy to dismiss the Reconstructionists as the lunatic fringe, no more worrisome than the remnants of the Prohibition Party. But, in fact, they have rather extraordinary entree and influence with top-tier Religious Right leaders and institutions.
This general sentiment grew into a national, politically organized campaign when various special interest groups were established, such as the Women's Christian Temperance Union (1873), the Prohibition Party (1869), and the Anti-Saloon League (1893).
Wags hoped that the Prohibition Party would put two men called Swallow and Tipple on its ticket, but it was not to be.
Number of votes received in the 2000 presidential election by the candidate of the Prohibition Party, which favors outlawing the sale of alcohol