Susan B. Anthony

Did you know Susan B. Anthony was a teacher at 17 years old?  She learned to read and write at the age of three.  At the age of 16 she collected petitions against slavery in response to the gag rule.

Susan B. Anthony spoke out for women’s rights, equal pay and anti-slavery.  She published the women’s rights weekly journal “The Revolution.”  Along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton she founded the National Woman’s Suffrage Association and served as both vice president and president.

Susan B. Anthony died on March 13, 1906.  After her death, the New York State Senate passed a resolution remembering her devotion and courage to the cause of equal political rights for women.

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