Susan b anthony, in full susan brownell anthony, (born february 15, 1820, adams, massachusetts, us—died march 13, 1906, rochester, new york), american activist who was a pioneer crusader for the woman suffrage movement in the united states and president (1892-1900) of the national woman suffrage association. Susan b anthony and elizabeth cady stanton were iconic leaders of the women's suffrage movement the two women met in seneca falls, new york, in 1851 and quickly formed a friendship around suffragette activism as a team, they served different roles in the suffrage movement, with anthony serving in. Susan b anthony was born february 15, 1820 in adams, massachusetts she was brought up in a quaker family with long activist traditions early in her life she developed a sense of justice and moral zeal. American suffragist susan b anthony's position on abortion has been the subject of a modern-day dispute since 1989, pro-life feminists promoted the idea that she was anti-abortion and would support the pro-life side of the modern debate over the issue. In her last public speech, anthony said, failure is impossible (susan b anthony biography) she certainly proved this with her life, defeating all odds and giving women the right to.
Susan b anthony serialized it in her own newspaper, the revolution, and anthony's personal copy of the book resides in the susan b anthony collection of the library of congress related articles: herstory: mary wollstonecraft, 1759-1797, by mary krane derr. Susan b anthony was an american feminist who played a major role in the women's suffrage movement and served as the president of the national american woman suffrage association. Susan b anthony died in 1906, just fourteen years before women finally gained the right to vote in 1920 susan b anthony's life and career proved that with determination, support from others and strong convictions, one person can make tremendous and groundbreaking changes in his or her society.
As a result of her work in that campaign she was asked by susan b anthony to become her official biographer, and in 1897 she took up residence in anthony's home in rochester, new york the first two volumes of the life and work of susan b anthony appeared in 1898 a third was published in 1908. Susan b anthony(1820-1906) is perhaps the most widely known suffragist of her generation and has become an icon of the woman's suffrage movement anthony traveled the country to give speeches, circulate petitions, and organize local women's rights organizations anthony was born in adams. Susan b anthony was an early leader of the american women's suffrage (right to vote) movement and a pioneer in the struggle to gain equality for women as an active abolitionist, or opponent of slavery, she campaigned for the freedom of slaves susan brownwell anthony was born on february 15, 1820. Susan b anthony and elizabeth cady stanton were iconic leaders of the women's suffrage movement the two women met in seneca falls, new york, in 1851 and quickly formed a friendship around suffragette activism. Susan b anthony (february 15, 1820 - march 13, 1906) was an american social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.
The susan b anthony list team fights for the election of women and men who will fight for life we fight for laws that safeguard the innocent, and we develop research to demonstrate the good that flows from society from their protection. Susan b anthony was a suffragist, abolitionist, author and speaker who was the president of the national american woman suffrage association editor, publisher, women's rights activist. Susan b anthony and elizabeth cady stanton the seeds of activism had been sown within stanton, and she was soon asked to speak at other women's rights conventions in 1851, she met feminist.
Known for: elizabeth cady stanton was a leader in 19th century activism for women's suffrage stanton often worked with susan b anthony as the theorist and writer while anthony was the public spokesperson. To understand susan b anthony's contribution to the women's suffrage movement, these additional resources may be helpful: timelines: women's suffrage events - a timeline of events in the history of the women's suffrage movement in america, starting with susan b anthony's stand in 1837 for equal pay for women teachers. Contributions to candidates: $209,264 the total of contributions to candidates from susan b anthony list pacs is 2 times larger than contributions from individuals.
Susan b anthony summary: susan b anthony was one of the driving forces of the women's suffrage movement, a staunch equal rights advocate, and social activist she devoted her life to not only fighting for women's equality but for the equality of all people. Susan b anthony born on feb 15, 1820, in adams, mass, susan b anthony was a pioneer crusader for the woman suffrage movement in the united states and president (1892-1900) of the national. Petition of e cady stanton, susan b anthony, lucy stone, antoinette brown blackwell, and others asking for an amendment of the constitution that shall prohibit the several states from disfranchising any of their citizens on the ground of sex. Susan b anthony is a hero of the feminist movement, and with good cause: she was a trailblazer in the women's movement in the late 1800s a quaker who never married, anthony devoted her energy first to the abolition of slavery and then to women's equality at the ballot box.