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Susan B. Anthony

19th and 20th-century American women's rights activist

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Susan B. Anthony: 19th and 20th-century American women's rights activist
Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.


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Testimonies to Susan B. Anthony

Voters, women mostly, have been flocking to Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, N.Y., to pay tribute to suffragist Susan B. Anthony, who died never knowing her fight to win women the sacred right to vote..
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Voters pay respect to Susan B. Anthony at her grave in Rochester

Around Election Day, voters are paying tribute to suffragist Susan B. Anthony's grave in Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York. On this week's "On The Road," Steve Hartman met some of those..
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Here's the latest for Monday, October 26th: Trump back on campaign trail with 8 days to go; Early vote total exceeds 2016; US stocks tumble toward worst day in a month amid virus woes; and Susan B...
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Susan B. Anthony headstone covered in plexiglass

People putting their "I Voted Today" stickers on women's suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony's headstone will see something new this year: A plastic cover. (Oct. 26)  
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No more putting 'I Voted' stickers on Susan B. Anthony's headstone in New York

Clear plastic sleeves have been put over Susan B. Anthony's headstone, and her sister's, because sticker adhesive and removal were causing damage.
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On a pedestal: A tribute to monumental women

At a time when many statues of controversial historical figures are coming down, some lofty women are going up. In New York City's Central Park, a monument has been unveiled honoring women's suffrage..
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Mattel adds Susan B. Anthony to its Barbie doll lineup

Toymaker Mattel is adding Susan B. Anthony to its lineup of dolls based on historical female figures, which also includes jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, tennis pro Billie Jean King, nurse Florence..
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Central Park gets first statue of women

A statue honoring three suffragettes, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, was unveiled in Central Park on Wednesday, August 26th, the 100th anniversary of American women..
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Trump pardons Susan B. Anthony on 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment

President Trump is posthumously pardoning Susan B. Anthony, a leader of the women's suffrage movement who was arrested for illegally voting in 1872. Mr. Trump announced it during the signing of a..
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Trump to pardon suffrage leader Susan Anthony

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will pardon Susan B. Anthony, a women's suffrage leader arrested for voting in 1872 in violation of laws permitting only men to vote. (Aug. 18)  
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Trump honors 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment by announcing pardon for Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony, a leading suffragist, was arrested in 1872 for violating laws that said only men could vote.
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On Centennial of 19th Amendment, Trump Pardons Susan B. Anthony

President Trump’s pardon of the famed suffragist Susan B. Anthony comes as women celebrate the 100th anniversary of their right to vote, and Joseph R. Biden Jr. benefits from a yawning gender gap.
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First statue of women in NY's Central Park arrives

A statue honoring three suffragettes, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton arrived in New York's Central Park Friday ahead of it's unveiling later in this month. It is the..
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Today in History for February 15th

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain; The Soviet Union's last troops leave Afghanistan; Astronomer Galileo..
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Sculptor of first women's statue in Central Park

Sculptor Meredith Bergmann's monument to women's rights leaders, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth, will join the 23 statues of men and two fictional women - Mother Goose and..
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