Susan B Anthony On Women's Rights For All

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Women’s Rights For All Imagine what our world would be like if people did not choose to stand up for what they believed in. Many people viewed the government as a protector. Those that viewed differently chose to empower against the injustice and tyrannical acts of the government. These people practiced acts of civil disobedience and they are the ones you usually think of when someone asks you “Who is your hero?” People like Susan B. Anthony decided to believe what their minds were telling them and stood against what they felt was wrong. When individuals are able to stand up for what they believe in they fix laws that were not fair to all citizens and bring change for the better. It is important for people to take a stand on issues of justice in society.…show more content…
Susan B. Anthony was a feminist who played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement. In her speech On Women’s Right to Vote she stated “It shall be my work this evening to prove to you that in thus voting, I not only committed no crime but, instead simply exercised my rights, guaranteed to me and all United States citizens by the National Constitution, beyond the power of any state to deny.” Susan B. Anthony was accused of breaking a so-called law by voting without a legitimate right to vote, but she believed that she didn’t commit any crime. Although women were considered lesser than men during this time, she traveled to different places around the world to convince others to support women’s right to vote. The movement for women’s rights launched to national level in 1848 and it wasn’t until August 18, 1920 when American women were granted the fight to
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