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  • Susan B. Anthony: Susan B. Anthony

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    Anthony was a campaigner for civil rights and women’s suffrage. She was one of the most influential women who helped secure women’s rights to vote. She was an American social reformer and feminist; and she played a crucial part in the women’s suffrage movement. While working on many state Campaigns, Anthony traveled extensively in support of women, giving close to 100 speeches each year. When she first began campaigning for women’s rights, Anthony was harshly ridiculed.

  • Susan B. Anthony

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    Susan B. Anthony Susan Brownell Anthony was a magnificent women who devoted most of her life to gain the right for women to vote. She traveled the United States by stage coach, wagon, and train giving many speeches, up to 75 to 100 a year, for 45 years. She went as far as writing a newspaper, the Revolution, and casting a ballot, despite it being illegal. Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts. She was the second of eight children in her family. In the early

  • Susan B. Anthony

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    Susan B. Anthony On February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts, a woman by the name of Susan Brownell Anthony was born to parents Daniel and Lucy (Read) Anthony. She was the second born of a strongly rooted Quaker family of eight (Hist.Bio.-1). Because they lived in a Quaker neighborhood, Susan was not heavily exposed to slavery. The family made anti-slavery talks an almost daily conversation over the dinner table. She also saw men and women on the same level (Stoddard 36). “A hard working

  • Susan B. Anthony

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    Susan B. Anthony His 102 ON 1 United States History II Jennifer Conroy Edwards April 1, 2014 Would women have the right to vote without Susan B. Anthony? Susan Brownwell Anthony was one of the most extraordinary people of the 19th century, who rose from an ordinary Quaker world to become known as the “Napoleon” of feminism. Susan herself compared the relationship of wife and husband to slavery because it provided women the legal property of her husband, by the end of her work she

  • Susan B. Anthony

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    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

  • Susan B Anthony

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    Susan B. Anthony Susan Brownell Anthony was considered one of the first women activist. She fought for the abolition of slavery, African American rights, labor rights and women’s rights. Susan Anthony fought for women’s rights by speaking up and campaigning for women and serval others around the United States. She devoted her time and attention on the needs of women. Ms. Anthony helped reform the law to benefit women and improve our conditions, and encouraged the eliminations of laws that only benefited

  • Susan B. Anthony

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    think of it in a negative way, as a woman who is too high strung and opinionated. The word feminist is actually a female who has opinions on the way her sex is treated. Modern feminism will be discussed, along with using some examples such as Susan B. Anthony. As to the history of feminism, the beginning will be with what is called the “Feminist Revolution” (Rappaport 28). This revolution began in 1837 in New York. Women banded together for the first time at an anti-slavery convention. These women

  • Susan B Anthony

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    Susan B. Anthony was born February 15, 1820 in Adams Massachusetts to Daniel and Lucy Anthony. Susan was the second born of eight children in a strict Quaker family. Her father, Daniel Anthony, was a stern man, a Quaker abolitionist and cotton manufacturer. He believed in guiding his children, not directing them. He did not allow them to experience the childish amusements of toys, games, and music, which were seen as distractions from the Inner Light. Instead he enforced self-discipline. Susan learned

  • Speech: Susan B. Anthony

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    woman is the one standing up for political and social issues during the mid-1800’s. Susan B. Anthony was 52 years old when she was fined $100 for casting an illegal ballot during an 1872 presidential election which in turn Anthony refused to pay the fine and fought for the rights of women. Her persistence and eagerness could be heard and felt in the speeches she gave across the country. After her arrest, Anthony gave a speech which was titled "Is it a Crime for a Citizen of the U.S. to Vote?” which

  • Susan B Anthony Summary

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    McDavitt, Elaine E. "Susan B. Anthony, reformer and speaker." Quarterly Journal of Speech 30.2 (1944): 173-180. This article introduced the events of Anthony’s career as a reformer as well as her public speaking. Mathilda J. Gage noted that "The prolonged slavery of woman is the darkest page in human history." The first light for the women’s right was appeared in the Revolutionary days when Abigail Adams entreated her husband to make a place for women in the Constitution of the United States. Disappointed