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”.
Susan B. Anthony didn’t live to see the 19th amendment passed yet she worked up until one month before her death to see sexism end. Anthony was persistent and stubborn, she fought until she got her way. Today, everyone is treated and created equal, regardless of their race or sex. One reason Anthony was a great leader is because she communicated rights and wrongs to the economy. One way she did this was by writing the Revolution, in a company of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, these two women spoke to the public.
“Independence is happiness.” A large supporter of women’s rights and one of the reasons women have many rights today; Susan B. Anthony was born in February 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts into a family of Quakers where women were considered equal to men. As a young woman she had been a teacher until she became involved in the temperance movement, from that time on she worked for women’s rights after she realized women were not really treated equally while in the temperance movement. Anthony worked for women’s rights but also incorporated it into other movements, temperance, labor, and education. Susan B. Anthony had a significant impact on women’s rights in American history, through organizing and participating in organizations, writing books and a newspaper, her partnership with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, voting illegally, and petitioning against U.S. Congress. In 1863 Anthony organized a Women’s National Loyal League with her friend Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
The Nineteenth Amendment was called the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, which gave women the vote in 1920. She was a great leader and the inspiration of the woman’s rights movement for during half a century she fought. Her father, Daniel, a member of the Society of Friends, played an important role in Anthony’s fighting for women equal right. He gave her daughter a good education when women were banned to enter college. He taught his children to love god and that is to love humanity.
The Women who Dared to Vote Susan B. Anthony February 1820 - March 1906 Biography and Early Life Born in Adams, Massachusetts on February 15th, 1820 Brought up in a quaker family with long activist traditions, developed a sense of justice early in life. After teaching for 15 year, she became active in temperance. However, because she was a women she was not allowed to speak at rallies. Soon after meeting Elizabeth Cady Stanton she became very active in the women’s right movement in 1852 and dedicated her life to woman suffrage. Despite the law she began to travel and lecture across the nation for the women's right to vote.
At 86 years old, just a month before Anthony died, she gave her last speech saying that failure is impossible (“Susan B. Anthony”). After 50 years of trying to get equal rights, she died (Ghiglieri 1-25). On June 26, 1920, the Anthony Amendment was passed allowing women the right to vote legally (Ghiglieri 1-25). She was the first woman to be honored by getting her face on the dollar coin proving that even when there is no hope you can always achieve your goals if you work hard enough, want it bad enough, and stay determined to accomplish anything (“Susan B. Anthony”). Susan B. Anthony showed patriotism in early life, adulthood, and even after death by never giving up on the women’s rights movement.
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.
One of Women's First Individuals in Society "There have been others also, just as true and devoted to the cause-I wish I could name every one-but with such women consecrating their lives, FAILURE IS IMPOSSIBLE." -Susan B. Anthony12 This remarkable Quaker women from Adams, Massachusetts was born on February 15, 1820. Her home life, as a child was not extraordinary, she lead a regular life. However, what she became in adult life challenges some curiosity.1 She was an American reformer and well recognized leader worldwide. The work, in which Anthony devoted her life to, perhaps her most memorable contribution, was her struggle with striving for women’s rights.
L. Smith Susan B. Anthony’s Accomplishments Susan B. Anthony is a one of a kind lady. She didn’t care what people thought of her. She wanted to show the world what she believed in. Susan B. Anthony played a major role in women’s suffrage by being involved in temperance movements when she was young, being a part of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the Nineteenth Amendment was passed fourteen years after her death. Susan B. Anthony was born on a farm in Adams, Massachusetts, on February 15, 1820 (Sochen).
Do you know how the 19th Amendment was formed? The Amendment was brought to congress over women suffrage. These women fought for their rights for 70 years. Finally getting the amendment ratified on August 18, 1920. The 19th Amendment states that “the right of citizen of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” Women’s suffrage leads to the build up of the 19th Amendment.