Who is Anna Howard Shaw?

  • (noun): United States physician and suffragist (1847-1919).
    Synonyms: Shaw

Anna Howard Shaw

Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and the first ordained female Methodist minister in the United States.

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    When I hear that there are 5,000,000 working women in this country, I always take occasion to say that there are 18,000,000 but only 5,000,000 receive their wages.
    Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    I care nothing for all the political parties in the world except as they stand for justice.
    Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    [When asked: “Will not woman suffrage make the black woman the political equal of the white woman and does not political equality mean social equality?”:] If it does then men by keeping both white and black women disfranchised have already established social equality!
    —Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919)

    What is wrong with priests and popes is that instead of being apostles and saints, they are nothing but empirics who say “I know” instead of “I am learning,” and pray for credulity and inertia as wise men pray for scepticism and activity.
    —George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    The Government is able to afford a suitable army and a suitable navy. It may maintain them without the slightest danger to the Republic or the cause of free institutions, and fear of additional taxation ought not to change a proper policy in this regard.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)