susan b anthony

susan b anthony - Kelsey Jans History 201 Prof. Lamphier...

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Kelsey Jans History 201 Prof. Lamphier 3/7/07 History Extra Credit- Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony fought for the right for women to vote. At age 32, she attended a woman’s rights convention in Syracuse in 1852. At this convention she stated "that the right which woman needed above every other, the one indeed which would secure to her all the others, was the right of suffrage." During the next 50 years of her life she gave speeches, petitioned congress and state legislatures, and she published a feminist paper. She worked tirelessly in order for the government to finally enable women the right to vote. Other women joined in on Susan B. Anthony’s vision which had resulted in disputes with the government. On the 15 th of October, a woman by the name of Virginia Minor had wished to vote for electors for president and vice-president of the United States. She had all the qualities a voter should have (she was native born, free, white, a citizen of the United States, and of the state of Mississippi, and she was over the age of 21 years) except she
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