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1. Like all good civil disobedience actions, Susan B Anthony’s was well-planned. Century of Struggle describes the whole effort: she recruited more than a dozen women to vote together, “assured herself of first-rate legal advice, and promised the…

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By the 1876 US centennial, women had been demanding the vote for nearly 30 years. The light bulb was not yet invented. As the National and the American Woman Suffrage Assoc's developed their separate identities in the 1870s, more African-American…

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20 years ago, @KenBurns made a film about ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony. I think they're the only women he's ever covered. 😉 It's on Amazon Prime + bits below - seeing the film clips is a thrill. On the PBS site don't miss "Convo w/Paul…

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In New York it is said that activists come to Albany, not from it. True or not, in the 1850s and today Albany has produced some truly marvelous people. Among them: Lucretia Mott’s cousin by marriage Lydia Mott, and an African-American businessman…

-1- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -A generation before the great -IdaBWells- Frances Ellen Watkins Harper spoke for Black women in a fierce debate that included Frederick Douglass- ElizCadyStanton -amp- Susan B Anthony- -CiteBlackWomen -Kwan.png
A generation before the great #IdaBWells, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper spoke for Black women in a fierce debate that included Frederick Douglass, ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony. #CiteBlackWomen #Kwanzaa It’s the 2nd Day of #Kwanzaa! Today we…

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I got some questions about what the heck these books are, which I’ll take as an invitation. The History of Woman Suffrage was originally intended as one volume, to be edited in the centennial summer of ‘76. It ended up 3,000 pages published…

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Today’s “March for Life” takes the 19th Amdt as its theme. The anti-abortion movement regularly invokes Susan B Anthony, ElizCadyStanton & Alice Paul. Suffragists indeed inspire people of varied opinions - but anti-abortion groups are lying about…

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Susan B Anthony was a lesbian. There’s solid evidence of her romantic relationships with women, and contrary evidence doesn’t exist. You didn’t know? Me neither. 🙁Patriarchy is very, very powerful. But in 1946 another dyke came along and brought…

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When Susan B Anthony was born in 1820, life expectancy for men was 41 yrs. Life expectancy for women was zero. Nothing beyond domestic or menial labor was expected of us. We were to have no public life at all. No serious education, no skilled…

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South Dakota became a state in 1899. Its motto: “Under God the People Rule.” National suffrage leaders converged on the state immediately to campaign for a doomed suffrage amendment. Its motto: “Women Are People.” A #StateOfTheWeek thread White women…
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