Susan B Anthony Dares To Vote

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Don’t Give Up the Fight and Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote share a common theme which is being different. Both stories have two female protagonists, whether real or not real, who get looked down upon because they’re different. In Don’t Give Up the Fight, Ava is the only girl on the track team, which means she gets picked on by the boys. The boys thought because she is a girl, she is weak and slower than the team. In Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote, Susan B Anthony believes that women should be able to vote. Both are different because Ava tells an adult while Anthony stands up for what she believes in and puts time and effort into changing the country for the better. To start off, Don’t Give Up the Fight follows the only girl on the track team, Ava. She is picked on by the boys and even her coach. She later gets harrassed by Jacob, and ends up crying like never before. “The tears rolled down my cheeks, all the tears I had not cried before tears of anger at …show more content…
Because she wants things to change, she doesn’t tell an adult and instead stands up for herself. “Anthony told a friend,’I have been striving for over 60 years for a little bit of justice… and yet I must die without obtaining it. Oh, it seems so cruel.’She was dead two days later.” It’s important to realize that she has been fighting for what she believes in and what she thinks is right for several decades, and not telling an adult or someone else to solve the problem. Even though both texts have a character who is different than the others, they both have a different approach at solving their issues. In Don’t Give Up the Fight, Ava solves her problems by telling a trusted adult. She is successful because she gets Jacob and Mr. McCoy to stop the teasing. In Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote, Susan B Anthony stands up for what she believes in. Even though her dream comes true after she’s dead, she still stands up for herself in

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