Susan B. Anthony

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Voting is an important part of being an American. At one time, however, it was a right that only men enjoyed. That changed when a determined woman named Susan B. Anthony spoke up-and acted on her beliefs. She was so sure of her cause that she was more than willing to go to court and state her case in front of everyone, regardless of the threat of imprisonment. Her passion showed the country that something was wrong. Women rallied behind her. Men came to see that women's voices were powerful and important not only...
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Overview

Voting is an important part of being an American. At one time, however, it was a right that only men enjoyed. That changed when a determined woman named Susan B. Anthony spoke up-and acted on her beliefs. She was so sure of her cause that she was more than willing to go to court and state her case in front of everyone, regardless of the threat of imprisonment. Her passion showed the country that something was wrong. Women rallied behind her. Men came to see that women's voices were powerful and important not only in the home but also in the world at large. Anthony did not live long enough to see her vision for women realized. However, thanks to her years of countless speeches, writing, and hard work, along with the efforts of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul, and many others, women finally achieved what they rightfully deserved: equal rights.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584154457
  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane Pub Inc
  • Publication date: 10/15/2006
  • Series: Profiles in American History Ser.
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.38 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
A Knock on the Door     7
FYInfo: In Statue and Coin     11
Chapter 2
Growing Up, Taking Stands     13
FYInfo: The World of Quakers     19
Chapter 3
Dedication and Determination     21
FYInfo: Elizabeth Cady Stanton     27
Chapter 4
Into the Courtroom     29
FYInfo: The Susan B. Anthony House     35
Chapter 5
Waiting and Hoping Until the End     37
FYI: The Night of Terror     42
Chapter Notes     43
Chronology     44
Timeline in History     45
Further Reading     46
For Young Adults     46
Works Consulted     46
On the Internet     46
Glossary     47
Index     48
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