Susan B. Anthony: Dollar, Stock, and Voting – HISTORY

Susan B. Anthony was a pioneer in the women’s suffrage movement in the United States and president of the National Woman Suffrage Association, which she founded with Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Anthony’s work helped pave the way for the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which gives women the right to vote. The amendment became known as the “Susan B. Anthony Amendment” to honor her work on behalf of women’s rights, and on July 2, 1979 she became the first woman to appear on a circulating House of US currency

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Early years and abolitionist movement

Born Susan Brownell Anthony on February 15, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts, was the daughter of Daniel Anthony, a cotton mill owner, and his wife, Lucy Read Anthony. She grew up in a politically active family that, as part of the abolitionist movementworked to the end slavery.