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The National Temperance Education Law
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Series: Science vs. Alcohol
Title on Slide: Federal Law
Slide No.:
Genre: 3' X 4" glass slide
Place: U. S.
Date: ~1914
Original Copyright: © by Nat W.C.T.U., Evanston , ILL
Tags: Prohibition, liquor, National Woman's Christian Temperance Union, National Temperance Law
Collection: Thomas Keith Marshall's Lantern Slides
Source: Patricia Peters Stephenson, Tucson, Arizona
Source Dimensions: 4 X 3.25 inches
Source Condition: fair
Source Format: lantern slide
Publisher: National Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Repository: private collection
Rights: http://parentseyes.arizona.edu/rights_statement.html
Description: Text on Slide--The National Temperance Education Law
An act to provide for the study of the nature of alcoholic drinks and naracotics, and of their effects upon the human system, in connection with the several divisions of the subject of physiology and hygiene, by the pupils in the public schools of the Territories and of the District of Columbia, and in the Military and Naval Academies, and Indian and colored schools in the Territories of the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. The nature of alcoholic drinks and narcotics, of their effects upon the human system, in connection with the several divisions of the subject of physiology and hygiene, shall be included in the branches of study taught in the common or public schools of the Territories and of the District of Columbia, and in the Military and Naval Academies, and Indian and colored schools in the Territories of the United States.

Sect. 2. That it shall be the duty of the proper officers in control of any school described in foregoing section to enforce the provisions of this act; and any such officer, school director, committee, superintendent, or teacher who shall refuse or neglect to comply with the requirements of this act, or shall neglect or fail to make proper provisions for the instruction required and in the manner specified by the first section of this act, for all pupils in each and every school under his jurisdiction, shall be removed from office, and the vacancy filled as in other cases.

Sect. 3. That no certificate shall be granted to any person to teach in the public schools of the District of Columbia or Territories after the first day of January Anno Domini eighteen hundred eighty-eight who has not passed a satisfactory examination in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the nature and the effects of alcoholic drinks and other narcotics upon the human system.

Approved May 20, 1886

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