Susan B. Anthony

  • Born

    Susan B. Anthony was born in the family which committed to social equalty.
  • anti-slavery

    When she was 17, she collected anti-slavery petitions.
  • the New York Women's State Temperance Society

    She prevented to speak at a temperance conferance because she was a woman. From that experience, she founded the New York Women's State Temperance Society.
  • the Women's Loyal National League

    She also founded the Women's Loyal National League and collected about 400,000 signatures in support of the abolition of slavery.
  • the American Equal Rights Association

    She initiated the American Equal Rights Association, which campaigned for equal rights for women and African Americans.
  • arrested

    Anthony was arrested for voting in her hometown of Rochester, New York and convicted in a widely publicized trial. She refused to pay the fine but authorities let her down.
  • giving women the right to vote

    Anthony and Stanton, her co-worker, presented the amendment giving women the right to vote.
  • dollar coin

    She was appeared on the 1979 dollar coin and she became the first woman who appeared on the coin.
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    later life

    She began campaigning for women's rights and worked internationally. She gave speeches about 100 per year and contributed the improvement of women's rhights and status.
  • 80th birthday

    Her 80th birthday was celebrated at White House at the invitation of President William McKinley.
  • Death

    She died at the age of 86.
  • the Ninteenth Amendment

    Her assertion of giving women the right to vote is known as the Anthony Amendment, and it became the Ninteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.