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Who Was Susan B. Anthony? by Pam PollackSusan B. Anthony may be an international icon but her campaign for women’s rights had personal roots. Working as a school teacher in New York, Anthony refused to settle for less pay than her male colleagues which ignited her lifelong devotion to women’s equality. Anthony toured the United States and Europe giving speeches and publishing articles as one of the most important advocates of women’s rights. Learn more about the woman behind the movement in Who Was Susan B. Anthony?
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Anthony, was an American writer, lecturer and abolitionist who was a leading figure in the women's voting rights movement. Raised in a Quaker household, Anthony went on to work as a teacher. In , Susan B. Anthony attended an anti-slavery conference, where she met Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Anthony also started petitions for women to have the right to own property and to vote. She traveled extensively, campaigning on the behalf of women. She spent years promoting the society's cause up until the Civil War.
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Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, in Adams, Massachusetts. Her father, Daniel, was a farmer and later a cotton mill owner and manager and was raised as a Quaker. Her mother, Lucy, came from a family that fought in the American Revolution and served in the Massachusetts state government. That idea guided her throughout her life. She had seven brothers and sisters, many of whom became activists for justice and emancipation of slaves. Listening to them moved Susan to want to do more to help end slavery.