Wednesday, February 15, 2012

February 15 Birthday: Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony, civil rights activist
February 15, 1820-March 13, 1906

Susan B. Anthony by Alexandra Wallner (Holiday House, 2012)

Instrumental in crusading for women's rights, Anthony's  voice, though unpopular with some, could not be denied. And eventually the US Congress listened. The Nineteenth Amendment was passed and since 1920, women have had the right to vote.

Learn more about Anthony from the Susan B. Anthony House website where you can read her biography, view a timeline, find links to the Suffrage Movement and much more.