Just eight days before her daughter’s first birthday, Anna Symmes died leaving her husband to raise their daughter alone. John raised his daughter by himself for three years after the death of his wife but, fearing he could no longer properly care for her, he took her to her maternal grandparents on Long Island. It was while living with her grandparents that Anna, who was short in stature with brown hair and eyes, attended the Clinton Academy in Easthampton, New York where she was educated in English and the classics. She also attended Mrs. Graham’s Boarding School for Young Ladies in New York City, NY. This was an unusually superior education for a woman of her time.
The 19th Amendment allowed women to vote, but it was passed 14 years after Susan died. “In recognition of her dedication and hard work, the U.S Treasury Department put Anthony’s portrait on one dollar coins in 1979, making her the first woman to be so honored” (History.com). Although all American citizens can now vote, others, especially women, in foreign countries do not have this and other rights. The Untied nations and other international groups are working to make sure every adult is able to vote. Although she was never legally allowed to vote, Susan B. Anthony spent her life trying to make it possible for all women to have this and other rights.
She knew how to read and write at the very tender age of three. She was put in a home school type school setting at the age of six because her teacher refused to teach her how to do long division. Because the school was run by a very strong-willed group of women, Anthony received a new image of womanhood by being taught not only arithmetic and grammar, but also manners and self-worth. Upon leaving this school, Susan B Anthony attended a boarding school in Philadelphia where she remained until two years before her father’s business was lost (Boynick 47). At the age of fifteen, Susan B. Anthony began teaching (Holland).
Up until Kate was 16 no married couples lived within her house, but it was full of her brothers, uncles, Cousins, and borders. Once Kate returned to the Sacred Heart Academy she won medals and was elected into the elite children of Mary Society and delivered the commencement address. Since Kate had grown up in the Civil War it caused her to be separated from her one true friend she really ever had growing up, Kitty. ... ... middle of paper ... ...cause she’s finally free to do whatever she wants without having someone drag her down. I was shocked, but it was a good twist to her story which made it that much more enjoyable to read.
Helen Keller is the greatest role model the world has seen. Helen was born on June 27, 1880, and died on June 1, 1968. She showed us that we can do or be anything, be persistent in the times we feel like giving up, can write masterpieces in any circumstance, even blindness and she stood up for the deaf, the blind, women's rights and anti-racism. Helen was the first blind or deaf person to earn a college degree and won the Presidential Medal of Freedom award on September 14, 1964. Through her great teacher Anne Sullivan, she was able to ‘see and hear’ in her silent, black world and become an American hero who became a great role model for many.
She was after sentence to pay a 100 dollar fine, fine that she never paid. father that Susan b Anthony spend the rest of her life fight to give women the right to vote. She died on march 13, 1906, without seen her dream come true. Finally, on agost 26, 1920, fourteen years after Susan B Anthony’s death the Nineteenth Amendment “ happy culmination of anthony’s and millions of women’s dream dating back to 1848” came true by the passing into law giving women the right to vote. N.E.H Hull, on this book “The woman who dared to vote” affirms that Susan B Anthony is generally accounted the foremost, and effective, advocate for woman suffrage in the nineteenth-century America”.
Yet, at the age of ten, Dorothea ran away to Boston and went to live with her grandmother, who agreed to train and educate her. Dorothea was taught by her father as a young girl, and therefore was an avid reader and quick learner with Grandmother Dix. (Buckmaster 10-20) Dorothea, a very self-conscious and shy girl, didn't fit into the society of Boston and therefore was sent by her grandmother to live with her aunt. Her... ... middle of paper ... ...spital for six years. (Gollaher 111) Throughout Dorothea Dix's career of about forty years she accomplished an astonishing amount of things.
She was the sixth out of eleven children and was born into a family of powerful and demanding individuals. With her mom, Roxanna Foote Beecher dying when she was only 4 years old, Harriet only had a father figure to look up to growing up. Her father, Lyman Beecer, was a leading Congregationalist minister who preached anti-slavery sermons. He was remarried to a beautiful women named Harriet Porter, who supplied three more children into their family. The oldest daughter, Catherine opened the Hartford Female Seminary in Hartford Connecticut to give young women a more improved education.
She was even allowed to buy her own cloths, something she loved. A rough beginning for sure but Mary Kay would not give up. At seventeen she married and had three children with her first husband Ben Rogers, a gas station attendant and part-time musician. Their only choice they was to live with her mother; Ben’s pay just was not enough. After eleven years of... ... middle of paper ... ...llion dollar global business and changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of women.
"To think I have had more than 60 years of hard struggle for a little liberty, and then to die without it seems so cruel." (Harper) (On This Day) "Failure is impossible" quickly became a motto for the women 's movement. Fourteen years after Susan B. Anthony had passed away did the nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving all adult women the right to vote, was passed. In recognition of her dedication and hard work, the U.S. Treasury Department put Anthony 's portrait on dollar coins in 1979, making her the first woman to be so honored. (National Woman Suffrage