Susan B. Anthony was a suffragist, abolitionist, author and speaker who was the president of the National American Woman Suffrage (the right to vote in political elections) Association.

Susan B. Anthony was a suffragist, abolitionist, author and speaker who was the president of the National American Woman Suffrage (the right to vote in political elections) Association.

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Born in Massachusetts in 1820, Susan B. Anthony was a prominent civil rights leader during the women's suffrage movement of the 1800s. She created a weekly paper called Revolution and co-founded the National Woman Suffrage Association,

Born in Massachusetts in 1820, Susan B. Anthony was a prominent civil rights leader during the women's suffrage movement of the 1800s. She created a weekly paper called Revolution and co-founded the National Woman Suffrage Association,

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Biography Videos.  Watch short and full-length biographical videos of famous actors, business people, historical and political figures, musicians, and more. A search window allows you to find other audio and video clips.

Biography Videos. Watch short and full-length biographical videos of famous actors, business people, historical and political figures, musicians, and more. A search window allows you to find other audio and video clips.

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Susan B. Anthony was a women's rights  activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.

Susan B. Anthony was a women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.

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Visit the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, home of this legendary American civil rights leader.

Visit the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, home of this legendary American civil rights leader.

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Susan B. Anthony, who died 14 years before passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, was honored as the first real (non-allegorical) American woman on circulating U.S. coinage with her appearance on the Susan B. Anthony dollar. The coin, approximately the size of a U.S. quarter, was minted for only four years, 1979, 1980, 1981, and 1999. Anthony dollars were minted for circulation at the Philadelphia and Denver mints for all four years, and at the San Francisco mint for…

Susan B. Anthony, who died 14 years before passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, was honored as the first real (non-allegorical) American woman on circulating U.S. coinage with her appearance on the Susan B. Anthony dollar. The coin, approximately the size of a U.S. quarter, was minted for only four years, 1979, 1980, 1981, and 1999. Anthony dollars were minted for circulation at the Philadelphia and Denver mints for all four years, and at the San Francisco mint for…

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11/5/1872 - Suffragist Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for attempting to vote in a presidential election.
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Susan B. Anthony was raised in New York as a Quaker. She taught for a few years at a Quaker seminary and from there became a headmistress at a women's division of a school. At 29 years old Anthony became involved in abolitionism and then temperance. A friendship with Amelia Bloomer led to a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who was to become her lifelong partner in political organizing, especially for women's rights and woman suffrage.

Susan B. Anthony was raised in New York as a Quaker. She taught for a few years at a Quaker seminary and from there became a headmistress at a women's division of a school. At 29 years old Anthony became involved in abolitionism and then temperance. A friendship with Amelia Bloomer led to a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who was to become her lifelong partner in political organizing, especially for women's rights and woman suffrage.

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