Women's Rights And Equal Rights By Susan Brownell Anthony

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Susan Brownell Anthony is the most widely known woman of her time. She was an American suffragist, abolitionist, author, teacher and speaker. Susan was the President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), which was a group that was created to end the split in American Equal Rights. Susan had strong beliefs in justice and equality for women and for African Americans. In the 1850’s, she and Elizabeth Cady Stanton led the fight to gain equal rights for women, including the right to vote.
Susan B. was born in Adams, Massachusetts on February 15, 1820. She was raised in Rochester, New York, where she soon became involved in the anti-slavery movement. During the 1800’s women were not considered full American citizens. Women
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Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928. Two years after Maya was born her parents split. Maya was raised by her grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas where racial discrimination and brutality was highly represented, but she was still taught to be polite to everyone. Slavery ended in 1865, but African Americans still had it hard. Three Amendments were added to the United States Constitution giving freed slaves rights, but was replaced by Black Codes, which were laws restricting black rights. Blacks were not allowed to vote, possess any type of weapon, or leave a job. Blacks were now considered servants instead of slaves. Failure to obey Black Codes lead to being thrown into…show more content…
She recited “On the Pulse of Morning”, which is her best poem, in 1993 at President Bill Clinton’s inauguration, which won a Grammy Award. Maya won two NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Awards in the non-fiction category in 2005 and 2009. August of 2006 Maya received the “Mother Teresa Award” in Albuquerque, New Mexico for her devoted service to the world. In 2010, Maya was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. Maya received over 50 honorary degrees in her

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