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Susan B Anthony Research Paper

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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. She also campaigned for the abolition of slavery, the right for women to own their own property and retain their earnings, and she advocated for women's labor organizations. Susan remained active and dedicated to women’s suffrage until her death on March 13, 1906. Abolitionist After moving to Rochester, NY in 1845, the Anthony family became very active in the anti-slavery movement. Susan B, Anthony became an agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1856. In 1863 Anthony and Stanton organized a Women's National Loyal League to support and petition for the Thirteenth Amendment outlawing slavery. They went on to campaign for full citizenship for women and people of any race, including the right to vote, in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments. They were bitterly disappointed and disillusioned when women were excluded. Anthony continued to campaign for equal rights for all American citizens Education Reform In 1853 Anthony called for women to be admitted to the teaching profession and for better pay for women teachers. Susan spoke before the state teachers' convention in 1859, claiming the... ... middle of paper ... ... at the age of 80. All adult women finally got the vote with the Nineteenth Amendment, also known as the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, in 1920. Works Cited* https://susanbanthonyhouse.org/her-story/biography.php http://www.nps.gov/wori/historyculture/susan-b-anthony.htm http://www.nwhm.org/education-resources/biography/biographies/susan-brownell-anthony/ http://www.biography.com/people/susan-b-anthony-194905#synopsis&awesm=~oB0jD9gH6blzHp http://womenshistory.about.com/od/anthonysusanb/a/anthony.htm Photos http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c4/Susan_B_Anthony_c1855.png http://www.in.gov/judiciary/citc/images/sba-arrested.jpg Still in the process of researching will be adding more before presentation, will be scheduling appointment with you to discuss thoughts and ideas. Image 1 Image 2

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  • Explains that the anthony family became active in the anti-slavery movement after moving to rochester, ny in 1845.
  • Describes how anthony and stanton organized a women's national loyal league to support and petition for the thirteenth amendment outlawing slavery. they went on to campaign for full citizenship for women and people of any race, including the right to vote.
  • Explains that all adult women finally got the vote with the nineteenth amendment, also known as the susan b. anthony amendment.
  • Explains that they are still in the process of researching, adding more before presentation, scheduling appointment with you to discuss thoughts and ideas.
  • Describes how susan stanton became active in the women's right movement in 1852 and dedicated her life to woman suffrage.
  • Explains that anthony called for women to be admitted to the teaching profession and for better pay for female teachers. susan spoke before the state teachers' convention in 1859, claiming there were no differences between men and women.
  • Explains that anthony's paper the revolution advocated eight hour work days and equal pay for equal work. she encouraged women who were excluded in men trade unions to form their own union.
  • Explains that anthony and stanton believed that the republicans would reward women for working towards the thirteenth amendment by giving them the vote.
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