Tom Sanders, “Temperance Efforts in Antebellum Wisconsin” (M.A. thesis, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2014).
This thesis examines the temperance movement in the United States and Wisconsin, focusing on the first 60 years of the nineteenth century. The author discusses how temperance emerged as a reform movement, the different stages it went through, its successes and failures, and its legacy. Also presented is an analysis of the last years of a temperance society in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.