Facts about Carry Nation USA Flag

Summary

Carry Nation (born as Carrie Amelia Moore in Garrard County, Kentucky) was a famous Activist from USA, who lived between November 25, 1846 and June 9, 1911. She became 64 years old.

Biography

Carrie Amelia Moore Nation was a radical member of the temperance movement, which opposed alcohol in pre-Prohibition America. She is particularly noteworthy for promoting her viewpoint through vandalism. On many occasions Nation would enter an alcohol-serving establishment and attack the bar with a hatchet. She has been the topic of numerous books, articles and even an opera.

The spelling of her first name is ambiguous and both Carrie and Carry are considered correct. Official records say Carrie, which Nation used most of her life; the name Carry was used by her father in the family Bible. Upon beginning her campaign against liquor in the early 20th century, she adopted the name Carry A. Nation mainly for its value as a slogan, and had it registered as a trademark in the state of Kansas.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 2 quotes who is written / told by Carry.

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Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrie_Nation

Famous quotes by Carry Nation (2)


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"I want all hellions to quit puffing that hell fume in God's clean air"
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"I felt invincible. My strength was that of a giant. God was certainly standing by me. I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet"


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