Susan B. Anthony And The Women's Movement



“Feminine”, a term used as both a noun and an adjective, refers to the characteristics of a woman. Feminism dates back to the late eighteenth century. The meaning of the word has altered due to social change. I will show how the word transformed into the current meaning by telling about the accomplishments of two well-known Feminists, Susan B. Anthony, and Gloria Steinem. Susan B. Anthony dealt with women’s movements dating back to the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, while Gloria Steinem dealt with more current issues starting from the 1960’s.
Susan B. Anthony was a U.S. leader of the women's suffrage (right to vote) movement. She worked extremely hard to win voting ...

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were paid several times her salary. She devoted her first reform efforts to anti-slavery and to temperance. However, when she rose to speak in a temperance convention, she was told, “The sisters were not invited here to speak!” Anthony promptly enlisted in the cause of women's rights.
In a lifelong partnership with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Anthony's organizational skill and selfless dedication built the women's rights movement. The ballot, she became increasingly to believe, was the necessary foundation for all other advances. When she and Stanton published a newspaper, they called it The Revolution. Its motto was "Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less." In order to press a test case of her belief that women, as citizens, could not be denied the ballot, Anthony voted. She was tried, convicted, and fined for voting illegally.
For over thirty years she traveled the country almost ceaselessly working for women's rights. In 1906, her ...

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