Angry that her teaching pay was 1/5 a male's, she protested by quitting and joining the temperance movement. Then, at 32, Susan B. Anthony began to champion female suffrage. US women would not get to vote in a national election until 1920. But for her groundbreaking crusade Anthony was, in 1979, the first native-born woman to be commemorated on an American coin.
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,
Women's History FREEBIE * Women's History Month - REVISED 2016! This FREEBIE contains a timeline activity for Helen Keller as well as a domino activity for great women in history. The complete unit contains: • Fact Cards for the Following Women: o Joan of Arc o Pocahontas o Catherine the Great o Sacagawea o Harriet Beecher Stowe o Susan B. Anthony o Florence Nightingale o Harriet Tubman o Clara Barton o Emily Dickinson o Annie Oakley o Marie Curie o Helen Keller o Eleanor Roosevelt o…
This is a speech written by Susan B. Anthony upon being fined for voting in the previous election without having the right to do so. In it, she explains why she did what she did, evidence as to why the constitution ought to allow her to vote, and exhorts listeners to decide that discrimination is in fact wrong. This text will allow students to draw main ideas from the text and connect them to their own lives.