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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.


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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Susan B. Anthony. The most significant leader in the fight for women's suffrage, Susan B. Anthony actually began her work as an activist during her involvement in the fight against slavery. "I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anyone on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet." -Susan B. Anthony

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Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony, Key Women's Suffrage Spokesperson: Susan B. Anthony, circa 1898