Susan B Anthony Women's Rights

682 Words3 Pages
Susan B. Anthony “Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less” That was one of Susan B Anthony’s most famous quotes. Meaning that both men & woman should have equal rights, no gender should be treated less or more different than the other. Susan B. Anthony impacted the citizens of the United states because of The Woman Suffrage Act in 1887, championing for women’s rights and abolitionism. Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15th, 1820 in Adams, MA & died on March 13th in Rochester NY at the age of 86. She was born into a Quaker family and committed to social equality. At the age of 17 she collected Anti-Slavery petitions. In 1856, she was promoted to be New York 's state agent for the American-Anti Slavery Society. Susan had 5 siblings Daniel,Mary, Hannah,Merritt, and Guelma Anthony. And had 2 loving parents, Daniel Anthony & Lucy Reid. Her family had a big impact in her life, pushing her to do better & work harder. Gratefully, In 1851 she met some who became her lifelong best friend, Elizabeth Cady Stanton who ALSO became her co-worker in the social reform activities mostly in the fight for women 's rights. The both of them in 1863 founded “The Women 's State Temperance Society’ after they were not allowed to speak at a temperance conference because of her gender.…show more content…
But eventually years after Susan B anthony passed away, women finally earned their rights in 1920. It would’ve been so different if it hadn 't been for Susan. She impacted the United States so much that who even knows if we would even have rights right now if it wasn’t for her. Susan died from pneumonia in 1906. She left a lot behind but others benefited a lot from her bravery and devotion to wanting women 's right and equality for all.To her it was everything. She wanted everyone to be happy. And we all should be thankful and happy for everything. Not only do we have equal rights, we have independence, and just like Susan B. Anthony said “Independence is
Open Document