Susan B. Anthony: The Woman Suffrage Association

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No matter what gender you are, if you are thankful for women’s rights, you can thank Susan B. Anthony. Without her, women would not have an education, a right to vote, or rights in general. Although, for some reason, if you’re not thankful, let’s see if her story can change your mind. At a very young age, Susan B. Anthony started developing a strong sense of morals, and what they should be, but mostly, what they should not be. She and her family moved to Battenville, New York for the sake of her father receiving a better job opportunity. A very short while after the move, she began to attend a Quaker school near Philadelphia. Though, due to the financial depression that was going on, her father lost his job, and their family was in need…show more content…
To add to that, she was a publisher, editor and a journalist. Her most popular label, though, is the President of the Woman Suffrage Association. She may have contributed to each and every one of these environments, but overall, she is best known for advocating for women’s rights. That was her biggest goal. Sadly, she died without female rights. Although, before she died, she drafted the 19th Amendment. 14 years after her death, the Amendment was passed. One of Susan B. Anthony’s famous quotes states, ““To think I have had more than 60 years of hard struggle for a little liberty, and then to die without it seems so cruel.” Though this is true, when it was passed I’m sure she was dancing around in Heaven, knowing that she was one of the largest contributors to this amazing change. Anthony inspired many people, and to this day, continues to. We may have women’s rights now, but we wouldn’t without her. And our world needs a lot more change, and the change begins with us. This is why Susan B. Anthony is my biggest inspiration, and I aspire to be like
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