Susan B. Anthony Quotes

You had better not be resolving against individual action or there will be no end to it. Tomorrow it will be me you censure; then you.

 
Context
Stanton had been their past President and was one of the most famous suffragettes of the time. Despite her warning, the religious wing of the women’s movement pushed the resolution through.
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Susan B. Anthony, 1820-1906, Woman's Suffrage Leader, Warning to her sister suffragettes who had introduced a resolution condemning Elizabeth Cady Stanton for having written a book accusing the Christian leadership of using their narrow view of the religion to keep women as second class citizens.

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Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony
  • Born: February 15, 1820
  • Died: March 13, 1906
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Activist

Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.

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