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  • Faith: Society of Friends
  • Profession: Activist
  • Lived: February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906 (Modern Era)
  • Nationality: American
  • Known for: Women's Suffrage activist
  • Fun Fact: Anthony was arrested for voting in 1872. Despite being convicted, she refused to pay the fine.
  • Fun Fact: Anthony began her career as an activist at the age of 17 when she collected anti-slavery petitions.
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Susan B. Anthony is best known for her central role in the Women's Suffrage movement in 19th century America. She and Elizabeth Cady Stanton cofounded the American Equal Rights Association which campaigned for equal rights for both women and African Americas. They also founded "The Revolution," a women's rights newspaper, and the National Women's Suffrage Association in 1869. She was a key player in getting the 19th Amendment added to the U.S. Constitution and campaigned internationally for women's rights around the world. She helped create the International Council of Women, which is still active today, and her portrait's appearance on the 1979 dollar coin was the first time a women was depicted on U.S. coinage.

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