Susan B Anthony Women's Rights

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Susan B. Anthony and Women’s Rights. What would you do if you were a woman in the 1800’s and your rights were taken from you? Would getting arrested like Susan B Anthony be worth it? Any female in this day and age definitely would (Ohrenschall). Anthony would be very proud, us women have come a long way since the 1800’s, and it is all because of her act on civil disobedience. Civil disobedience is when a protestor/protestors break a law, objecting and protesting (Suber). The purpose of civil disobedience would be to bring attention and change government policy or change a particular law (Brownlee), and that is exactly what Susan B. Anthony done. It might have taken her years for her to accomplish her goal, but thanks to Anthony, women can …show more content…
Her mom was just a basic house wife, while her dad was the owner of a cotton mill. Her family happened to be a very religious family (Susan 5). They all belonged to the Quaker religion. This religion respected women’s rights. The Quaker religion was the first religious group where women could have equal leadership along men, so they were all equal in their eyes(Susan 6). Her dad was the one who taught most of the family about how they should work to help others, to prove to God their love for him(Susan 5). Moving forward a few years later, she was forced to quit boarding school, due to her father’s business failing, she had to to work as a teacher in order to pay off her father debts. Soon after everything was paid and the business was sold, the family moved to a farm in a town named Rochester, located in New York (Susan 7).
Susan B. Anthony once said “Failure is impossible.” To her it meant that she would never give up on women’s rights, to others she wanted it to mean that no matter what, you are capable of being heard as long as you put the effort to be heard.(Susan). Even though she was not always active
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Anthony Amendment(United). She died at the age of 86 in Rochester, New York, in the year of 1906, March 13 (Susan). That was exactly fourteen years after her death (New). That might've been a long time but she was also honored by appearing on a US coin, the first woman to ever be honored for something (Susan). It might have taken her years for her to accomplish her goal, but thanks to Anthony, women can now vote, have equal rights as men do, and have freedom of

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