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15/02/2016
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Remember the Ladies: Susan B. Anthony

Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was a prominent American civil rights leader and feminist who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women’s rights movement to introduce women’s suffrage into the United States. She was co-founder of the first Women’s Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President. She was one of the important advocates in leading the way for women’s rights to be acknowledged and instituted in the American government. Her birthday on February 15 is commemorated as Susan B. Anthony Day in the U.S. states of California, Florida, New York, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Continue reading

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