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1 Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights
Susan B. Anthony By: Krista Adams & Rachel Rolling “Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself.” “The true woman will not be exponent of another, or allow another to be such for her. She will be her own individual self, -do her own individual work,-stand or fall by her own individual wisdom and strength…” Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

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Interesting Facts Born February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts She was raised as a Quaker Had a paper called The Revolution, which was first published in 1868 Susan B. Anthony never married and therefore had no children because she was so devoted to being a women’s right activist Anthony put up the cash value of her life insurance policy up, so that women could attend the University of Rochester In 1872 she registered and voted, later she was arrested, tried and fined for her actions Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

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Abolitionist Anthony had brothers in Kansas who were anti-slavery activists Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison even met at the Anthony farm almost every week on Sundays In 1856, she became an agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society. As an agent she organized meetings and speeches as well as handed out leaflets and posters Women’s National Loyal League was organized in 1863 by Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton so they could petition and support the 13th Amendment, which outlawed slavery Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

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Educational Reformer Anthony’s first paying job was the head position of the girls’ department as Canajoharie Academy Advocated for coeducation in the state teachers’ convention in 1859 Anthony called for equal opportunities for everyone, not just women but for freed slaves as well In the 1890s she raised $50,000 in pledges so that women could attend college at the University of Rochester She was also on the board of trustees for Rochester’s State Industrial School to advocate for equal opportunities and treatment at schools Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

5 Labor Activist and Temperance Reformer
Advocated for equal pay for equal work Anthony promoted buying American-made products She created the Workingwomen’s Central Association and was elected president in 1870 Anthony was part of the Daughters of Temperance where she campaigned for strong liquor laws Later in 1853, Anthony along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton founded the Women’s State Temperance Society because they had been refused to speak at Sons of Temperance convention in Albany Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

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Suffragist Attended her first women’s rights convention in Syracuse in 1852, after being introduced to Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1851 (Stanton was one of the leaders of the women’s rights movement) In 1866 Anthony and Stanton founded American Equal Rights Association In the 1870’s Anthony campaigned for women’s suffrage on speaking tours in the West In 1872 Anthony was arrested for voting, and was fined $100 In 1877 she gathered petitions from 26 states with 10,000 signatures, but Congress simply laughed at them Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

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Was V.P. of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1887, but when Stanton retired in 1892 she became president Became honorary president of Carrie Chapman Catt’s International Woman Suffrage Alliance After her death, all women in the U.S. over the age of 21 got the vote when the 19th amendment was passed (also called the Susan B. Anthony amendment) in 1920 Suffragist (cont.) Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

8 Women’s Rights Activist
Advocated dress reform for women In 1853 Anthony began campaigning for women’s property rights Resulting from her efforts, the NY State Women’s Property Bill became law, married women could now own property, keep their own wages, and have custody of their children In 1869 she helped a woman named Hester Vaughn to be pardoned after being accused of murdering her illegitimate child In 1857 she attacked the “social evil” of prostitution in a speech in Chicago, calling for equality in marriage, the workplace, and at the ballot box to eliminate the need for women to go on the streets Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

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Summary Authors of this beautiful powerpoint: Rachel Rolling and Krista Adams Susan B. Anthony/Women’s Rights Born Feb. 15, 1820, died in Mar. 13, 1906 The Problem: Women had very limited rights, and they were seen as inferior to men Location: Anthony focused her efforts in New York, where she lived, however she traveled everywhere fighting for different causes she supported The Solution: The 19th Amendment granted all women over the age of 21 the right to vote. Anthony led many organizations and she traveled across the country lecturing about women’s rights Key Quote: “Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself.” (Susan B. Anthony) Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

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Summary (cont.) Accomplishments: Became agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1856 called first Woman Suffrage Convention, 1869 Pledged cash value of her life insurance to meet financial demands of University of Rochester for the admission of women, 1900 Met w/ President Theodore Roosevelt about submitting a suffrage amendment to Congress, 1905 After her death, the 19th Amendment, which she wrote, was ratified into the U.S. Constitution (also known as the Susan B. Anthony amendment). The amendment granted the right to vote to all U.S. women over 21, starting in 1920 Fighting for men’s...uhh i mean women’s rights

11 Work Cited “Anthony, Susan B. (1820–1906).” Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice. Ed. Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn G. Herr. Vol. 1. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Reference, Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 1 Dec Barry, Kathleen. Susan B. Anthony: A Biography of a Singular Feminist. New York: New York UP, Print. “Biography of Susan B. Anthony.” National SusanB. Anthony Museum & House. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Jan <http://susanbanthonyhouse.org/her-story/biography.php>. “85 Statement On The Birthday Of Susan B. Anthony. February 13, 1976.” American Reference Library - Primary Source Documents (2001): 1. History Reference Center. Web. 4 Dec “Remarks At A Fundraiser For Republican Women Candidates On The Occasion Of Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday February 15, 1984.” American Reference Library - Primary Source Documents (2001): 1. History Reference Center. Web. 1 Dec


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