US abolitionist and suffragist
with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, co-published weekly suffragist journal "The Revolution" 1868-1870
led group of women to polls in Rochester, New York, 1872, to test women's right to vote, but stopped and arrested
attempted to vote in municipal election 1873, but arrested, tried, and convicted for violating voting laws, but successfully repudiated fine
main founder of International Council of Women 1888, International Woman Suffrage Alliance 1904
president of National American Woman Suffrage Association 1892-1900
usually considered foremost leader of women's suffrage movement in US
Susan B. Anthony is also well known for being on stamps and also in recent years, for being on the U.S. dollar coin, minted in 1979.
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- "Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less."
- "I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand."