Today is Susan B. Anthony Day! As a crusader for Women’s suffrage Susan B. Anthony paved the way for social change and civil rights movements. She was born 198 years ago today.
Honor her legacy and vote!
Here are 15 things you may not have know about Susan B. Anthony via
She was not present at the 1848 Seneca Falls Woman’s Rights Convention
She was for abolition before she was for women’s rights.
With Elizabeth Cady Stanton, she founded the New York Women’s State Temperance Society.
She celebrated her 80th birthday at the White House.
She voted in the presidential election of 1872.
She was the first real woman depicted on U.S. currency.
She had little patience for traditional Christianity.
Frederick Douglass was a lifelong friend.
Her earliest known Anthony ancestor was from Germany (via England).
Her maternal grandfather fought in the American Revolution.
Her position on abortion was not quite what it’s sometimes represented to be.
She may have had female lovers or partners.
A ship was named for Susan B. Anthony and holds a world’s record for lives saved.
The “B.” stands for Brownell.
The 19th Amendment, giving women the vote, was called the Susan B. Anthony Amendment.
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