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The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Trailblazers: Susan B. Anthony and Jeannette Rankin

Susan B. Anthony and Jeannette Rankin are two trailblazers who left an indelible mark on the world. Although separated by time and geography, these two women were united in their desire to see women’s voices heard. These courageous pioneers blazed a trail that led to the passage of the 19th Amendment, allowing women to vote for the first time.

Rankin, born in Montana in 1880, was the first woman in the United States to serve in Congress, and the first female member of the Republican Party. She was an ardent supporter of civil rights, and she fought for suffrage alongside Alice Paul and others in the National Woman’s Party. After her historic election in 1916, she continued to advocate for women’s rights, sponsoring successful legislation to increase funding for women’s education.

Susan B. Anthony, born in Massachusetts in 1820, was an ardent abolitionist and feminist. She formed the National Women’s Suffrage Association with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1869 and was a leader in the fight for women’s suffrage. She and her cohorts traveled the country to rally support for the cause, and in 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote.

These two women have left an indelible mark on the world and their legacies remain to this day. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at the lives of Jeannette Rankin and Susan B. Anthony—two trailblazers who revolutionized the way women are seen and heard in society.

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Song for Mary Anthony

In “Song for Mary Anthony,” listeners accompany Susan B. Anthony’s sister Mary who fulfills Susan’s request to continue suffrage work in far away Oregon.

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The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Be a cover sleuth

Hi, friends, I need some cover sleuths to help me decide whether this design accurately signals what this book is about. (Yes, I’m asking you

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The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Susan B.’s 200th

It is good to see Susan B. venerated on her birthday, especially since many regarded her as troublesome during her lifetime. I wonder how troubled

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