Susan B. Anthony

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Susan B. Anthony



Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in in Adams, Massachusetts. She was brught up in a quaker household. She had 6 brothers and sisters, some who were also very involved in the civil rights movement. At the age of 6, her family moved to Battenville, New York. There she became homeschooled. Later things would get difficult for Susan and her family. Her dad lost almost everything when the economy collapsed in 1837. She started teaching to make money to help pay off her father's debts. Susan B. Anthony is best known for leading the woman's suffrage. She founded the the National Woman's Suffrage Association in 1869. Through this organization, Susan was able to fight to get women's the right to vote. She died on March 13, 1906 in Rochester, New York. She is featured in the GPS because her work helped pave the way for the 19th Amendment which gives all Americans women the right to vote. 11-10-15

Susan B.Anthony

SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’srights and freedoms in a democracy.a. Paul Revere (independence), Frederick Douglass (civil rights), Susan B. Anthony(women’s rights), Mary McLeod Bethune (education), Franklin D. Roosevelt (NewDeal and World War II), Eleanor Roosevelt (United Nations and human rights),Thurgood Marshall (civil rights), Lyndon B. Johnson (Great Society and votingrights), and Cesar Chavez (workers’ rights).b. Explain social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that these historical figures had toovercome and describe how they overcame them..





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A U.S. one dollar coin was minted in 1979 to 1981 and in 1999. She was the first real woman printed on circulating currency in the U.SThe National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House is located in Rochester at her home. It is registered as a National Historic Landmark.She joined a teachers union to fight for equal wages when she discovered that male teachers were making $10 a month and female teachers were only making $2.50 a month in wages.Susan taught at the school her father founded beginning in 1837, and various other schools in the early 1840s. 11-26-15

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