As America moved to the cities traditions were changed or altered. These
alterations included women’s interests and their challenge to America’s traditional values.
One such woman was Carry Amelia Moore Nation. The daughter of George and Mary
(Campbell) Moore, was born on November 25, 1846, in Garrard County, Kentucky. A
formidable woman, nearly 6 feet tall and weighing 175 pounds, she dressed in stark black
and white clothing. She was enrolled in Warrensburg Normal Institute and, after
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