Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

By Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso

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Book 78 of 216 in the  Who Was Book Series
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Susan B. Anthony may be an international icon but her campaign for women’s rights had personal roots. Working as a school teacher in New York, Anthony refused to settle for less pay than her male colleagues which ignited her lifelong devotion to women’s equality. Anthony toured the United States and Europe giving speeches and publishing articles as one of the most important advocates of women’s rights. Learn more about the woman behind the movement in Who Was Susan B. Anthony?
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN-13: 9780448479637
ISBN-10: 044847963X
Published on 10/30/2014
Binding: Paperback
Number of pages: 112

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Susan Brownell Anthony was born on Feb. 15, 1820 was American woman suffragist. She grew up in Quaker family who believed that men and women are equal. She fought for better teachers' pay for women, worked for anti-slavery, and get the right to vote. In 1850s, Anthony met another woman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Two ladies worked and fought together to gain the right to vote. For 60 years, Anthony had fought for right to vote and in 1906, her death happened. About 14 years later, one Kentucky governor had signed the 19th Amendment which allow women to vote. 19th Amendment also known as Susan B. Anthony Amendment. - Happy Reading!