Susan B. Anthony

Mary Short

Birth-Death and Career

Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts. Anthony died on March 13, 1906. Anthony was a teacher, activist, and lecturer.


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Anthony's Family

Anthony's parents were Daniel and Lucy Anthony. The Anthony's were a Quaker Family. Susan had five siblings. Two of Susan's brothers fought in the civil war. Daniel, the father owned a cotton factory for most of his life. Lucy, the mother stayed home and raised six kids.



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Anthony's Accomplishments

In 1852 Anthony joined the women's rights movement. Also Anthony was a key spokesperson during the 19th century women suffrage movement. Anthony was a teacher, activist, and lecturer. Anthony helped found the American equal rights in 1866.


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Anthony's Childhood

Anthony's father owned a mill. At age 15 Anthony started teaching to help with money during the Great Depression. Also she was homeschooled because her teacher refused to teach them long division. Anthony never married. She was an independent woman.


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