Susan B Anthony Leaders

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|Name of leader: Susan Brownell Anthony Years lived: February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906 | |Why did you choose this leader? | |I choose Susan Anthony because she was a very strong willed woman who stood strong for her beliefs for women’s rights regardless of the beliefs of | |others and what was socially accepted. | |What is this leader best known for? In other words, why is he or she famous as a Quaker leader?…show more content…
She demanded equal pay for women who worked equal hours and equal work as men. She | |helped create educational opportunities for workingwomen. Susan B. Anthony attempted to establish trade schools for women. In 1869 she was accused | |of strikebreaking and running a non-union shop at The Revolution resulting in her being referring to as an enemy of labor. At this time the printers| |in New York went on strike, Anthony encouraged the employers to hire women instead proving that women were able to do the job as well as men and | |deserved equal pay. | | | |Susan B. Anthony also did a lot of work trying to enforce stronger liquor laws. | |…show more content…
I don’t believe in slavery, and | |although it would be nice to have someone help, there would not be pride and self-satisfaction in my home and life if I did not do it myself. I | |would not be comfortable having rights someone else did not have. | | | |Since I am a very independent person, I cannot imagine not being responsible for my own life choices, and having someone else control my life and | |choices makes me shudder. | |If you could ask this leader three questions, what would they be? Why these three questions? | |My first question would be, “What gave you the strength to stand up against the world to fight for what you believed in?” To stand up against
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