On Women's Right To Vote: Susan B. Anthony

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Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, she was a Quaker, and her upbringing made her equal to the males in her life. She could express herself, which caused her to fight for equal rights. She was a well-educated, and prominent civil rights leader. Mrs. Anthony had a pivotal role in women’s rights movement during the 19th century. She not only fought for women, but for equality all people. During her time she traveled throughout the United States and Europe on behalf of equal rights, and she also helped to organize local women’s rights and labor organizations. Susan B. Anthony’s “On Women’s Right to Vote is effective because of her use of emotion and her development of credibility. Anthony and Stanton another woman that was fighting the cause founded the National Woman Suffrage Association. They campaigned for a constitutional amendment…show more content…
Her story is connected with her speech which shows her credibility. Anthony quoted the Constitution throughout her speech. She went on to say that Webster, Worcester, and Bouvier all defined a citizen as a person in the United States, entitled to vote and hold office. By quoting from the dictionary and other important documents she showed that she was a credible speaker. This was said to be one of her greatest speeches, on behalf of women’s suffrage. Her speech was about the social, cultural, and political aspects of the woman’s struggle for equal rights. She went on to travel throughout the United States and Europe for over 45 years. Ms. Anthony died in 1906, and women still didn’t have the right to vote, 14 years after her death in 1920 the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave all adult women the right to vote. In 1979, the U.S, Treasury Department put her on the one dollar coin, which made her the first woman to be
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