Susan B Anthony On Women's Rights Movement

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Throughout most of my years in school, I have heard and learned about the Women’s Rights Movement and how we recognize that due to that, modern women now have rights. We were reminded of how women were not allowed to obtain a decent job, education, nor could they partake actively in politics. Basically, women were denied their basic rights and were treated as nothing more than property. Until, brave American women decided to take a stand demanding equality and rights before the states. Thanks to those activists we now have rights before the government. Their effort was not in vain, many female figures have come to make a difference in the world. While we were merely taught the basics, I was never taught in class of who these outstanding American …show more content…
Anthony. In my opinion, she is the most known persona when it comes to the rights of women. Most of us have heard about Susan’s refusal l to give up her seat on a bus. Still, I liked learning more about her. Anthony, was born on February 15, 1820 in Massachusetts. She was raised in a Quaker family, which explains how she knew and understood women deserved better than what they were getting. Quakers strongly believe both genders should be help in equality. Susan was a teacher and she her first movement was pursuing a ban for liquor. However, she quickly learned that as a woman, her issues and opinions were irrelevant. Consequently, Susan being her journey as a supporter in women’s rights campaigns. She was also involved in African-American causes, nevertheless, she refused to support anything that would not help her achieve her final goal, women’s right to vote. As a result, two group were formed; the National Woman Suffrage Association, and the American Woman Suffrage Association. Eventually, both groups joined forming the National American Woman Suffrage Association, where Susan B. Anthony was second president and continued to fight until her death, March 13, …show more content…
Since a young age, Elizabeth was exposed to different movements. When married, she traveled to London but was unwelcomed due to her status as a female delegate. After this injustice, Stanton returned home to seek equality for women. Meanwhile, the 14th and 15th amendment were incorporated, which in return made Elizabeth fight harder for women’s equality and better opportunities. Stanton also published the first volume of the Woman’s Bible, as she was against the repression of women through religion. Sadly, Elizabeth Cady Stanton passed in 1902, her state now stands in the U.S. Capitol.
Lucy Stone, most known for her refusal to change her last name when she married, was born in 1818. She was a strong promoter for women’s right and anti-slavery. Stone was one of the founders for the American Woman Suffrage Association and publisher of a weekly feminist newspaper, named The Woman’s Journal. However, she died in 1893, before America signed the 19th

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