Susan B Anthony

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  • Daughters of Temperance

    Susan B. Anthony joined the Daughters of Temperance, who fought against alchoholism and its affect on families, hoping to achieve stronger laws regarding liquor. Susan B. Anthony made her first public speech at a Daughter's of Temperance supper in 1848.
  • The Revolution Paper

    Susan B. Anthony starts the Revolution Paper, which focused on women's rights. Aside from women's suffrage, the paper also discussed the labor movement, politics, and finance. This paper put Anthony at the forefront of the women's rights discussion nationally, making her a prominent public figure for the movement.
  • National Womens Suffrage Association

    Susan B. Anthony creates the National Women's Suffrage Association with Elizabeth Stanton in New York on May 15, 1869. This association fought to give women the right to vote. Susan B. Anthony was once even fined for voting illegally.
  • Meeting with President Roosevelt

    Susan B. Anthony meets with President Roosevelt to try to convince him to support women's suffrage, so that more people would support the movement and hopefully change would occur. Unfortunately, the president declined, foreshadowing that women's suffrage wouldn't happen until Theodore Roosevelt was no longer in office.