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Susan B. Anthony
By: Lucie G.
California, Grade 7

Susan B. Anthony, a women who fought for women's rights. She was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts. She was brought up in a Quaker family, though she developed a sense of justice and moral zeal.

Because she was a woman, she wasn't heard when she spoke in public. While men didn't listen to her, a woman named Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who soon became her friend, got her interested in the women's rights movement.

One day she went to a registration office to register to vote. Women weren't allowed to vote, so she told the men that were registering people to vote that she was going to sue them. They let her register, and that was one of the first actions that took place in the women's rights movement.

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