Who is Susan B. Anthony?

Susan B. Anthony

Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States. She was co-founder of the first Women's Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President. She also co-founded the women's rights journal, The Revolution. She traveled the United States and Europe, and averaged 75 to 100 speeches per year. She was one of the important advocates in leading the way for women's rights to be acknowledged and instituted in the American government.

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    Now, Mr. President, we don’t intend to trouble you during the campaign but after you are elected, then look out for us!
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)

    It is perfectly right for a gentleman to say ‘ladies and gentlemen,’ but a lady should say, ‘gentlemen and ladies.’ You mention your friend’s name before you do your own. I always feel like rebuking any woman who says, ‘ladies and gentlemen.’ It is a lack of good manners.
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)

    I can’t say that the college-bred woman is the most contented woman. The broader her mind the more she understands the unequal conditions between men and women, the more she chafes under a government that tolerates it.
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)