Susan B. Anthony

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Family life

Susan B. Anthony was born in Adams,Massachusetts. She was the second oldest of eight child from a cottom mill ower and his wife.Only six of Anthony's childen lived to be an adults,one was stillborn and the other died after the age of two. The Anthonys moved to Battenville,New York in 1826 and started to study at a Quaker school near Phiadephic. When her father's busness failed in the late 1830's Susan moved back to help find work. After that Anthouy's family moved to a farm in Rochester,NewYork in the mid 1840's. Soon later became involved in the fight to end slavery.

What started womens right?

What started womens right you may ask was when Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanten was denied the chance to speak at a temperance convention. They later realized that woman would not be taken seriously unless they had the right to vote. So they mad The Woman New York State temperance saciety in 1852. In 1856 they began working as an agent for The Anti-Slavery Society and Promoted the society until the Civil War ended. After the Civil War Susan focus more on women's right and helped establish the american equal rights association in 1866 with Stanted. Stanten calling the came rights to be granted to all regardless of race or sex. They produced the regardless lobbied for womens right in 1868. In 1869 Anthony and Stanton founded The National Woman Suffrage Associetion. Anthony was tireless in her efforts, giving speeches around the country to convince other support a woman's right to vote.She even took matters into her own hands in 1872' when she voted illegally in the presidential election. She was later arrested and fined $100 which she never paid. Even in her last years she never gave up on her fight for women's suffrage. She told a good friend of hers Anna Shaw "To think I have had more than 60 years of hard stuggle for a little libery,and than to die without it seens so cruel. 14 years after Anthony death in 1920 the 19th amendmet gave women the right to vote.