Susan B. Anthony's Right To Vote

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In the early 18th century, the 19th amendment was passed in order to allow women to have the right to vote. There were many women who thought it was only fair if they had the same rights as men, but most were too scared to speak up about the situation. Susan B. Anthony was one of the few women who spoke out in favor of women 's rights, thus becoming one of the most important women in the fight for women 's suffrage.
Susan B. Anthony was the child of Daniel and Lucy Read Anthony, she was born on February 15th, 1820 in Adam Massachusetts. Anthony was number two of eight kids. Susan and her siblings were raised in a Quaker family who belonged to a Quaker church, this group of people believed that all humans should be equal and no one is different
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Anthony 's theory was that if women had the right to vote, they could change the laws and make things better. In 1878, she convinced lawmakers in Congress to introduce an amendment about women 's voting rights. She gave speeches in New York, she wanted to make people aware of the importance of women rights. Anthony 's amendment was based on the concern of poor working and living conditions. Susan also wanted to make sure that everyone was paid and got the correct amount of money that they deserved. Susan always encouraged younger women to continue to fight for women 's suffrage. Women, immigrants, and African Americans were given the lowest-paying jobs. Poor people lived in tenements that were falling apart and very unsanitary, they were also jammed with thousands of people in one small room, with no space to do anything (Isaacs …show more content…
In 2015, female full-time workers made only 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, a gender wage of 21 percent. Women, on average, earn less than men in almost every occupation that is available to both genders. The struggle has gradually gotten better over time, but people will most likely always have a relative problem The male software developer median, annual salary is $65,700, which is 4% more than the median female value of $63,300. Men and women both earned a wage growth of almost exactly 60% ("Pay Equity & Discrimination" Web; "Do Men Really Earn More Than Women?"

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