Susan-B.-Anthony-Commemorative-Coin

Susan B. Anthony Commemorative Coin

10 Dec 2018  Mon

Susan B. Anthony was born on 15th February 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts. She was a Daughter of a farmer named Daniel; who later turns into an owner of the cotton mill and was raised as a Quaker. Her mother name was Lucy; she had come from the family who had fought for the American Revolution and had also served in the Massachusetts state government. Since; from the childhood, Susan was inspired by Quaker belief that everyone was equal in the eye of God and same thought guided her throughout her life.

Susan B. Anthony had played and vital role in American Suffragist and civil right activities. She had also campaigned against slavery and for the women right to vote. Before in America; women were not having equal right before the law as men. She was the co-founder of the Women’s Temperance movement which campaigned to tighten up laws on alcohol. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.

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