Susan B. Anthony

Marianne Pollard


"Susan B. Anthony was born on February l5, 1820 into a quaker family in Adams, Massachusetts. She was the second child of seven children. When she was six years old, her family moved to Battenville, New York. Her father started a school for his children and hired a young women, Mary Perkins, to teach them. When Susan was fifteen years old the family moved into a new fifteen-room brick home. When she was 18 her family went bankrupt and moved to Rochester, New York."

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Civil War

"Some of the conventions were for anti-slavery, teachers, She attended a lot of conventions over the next 10 years. and women’s rights. She met Elizabeth Stanton at one of these conventions. When she was 37 she went to a teachers convention and said that blacks and women"

Later Life

"After the Civil War (1861 - 1865), Anthony began to focus more on women’s rights which helped establish the American Equal Rights Association in 1866. Because she did these things she was known as a suffragist, abolitionist, author and speaker who was the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association."

When she was a teacher

"The family was opposed to slavery and started having meetings at their home with other anti-slavery people. This happened when Susan was 25 years old. A year later when she was 26 years old, she started teaching at Canajoharie Academy. She got paid $110.00 in one year."

Susan B. Anthony death

"Some ladies in the women’s movement began to wear ”bloomer.”

March, 13,1906.


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