Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony was a courageous and smart woman. She never backed down from doing what she believed was right. She spoke out against slavery. She campaigned for women’s rights. America owes a lot to this civil rights crusader.
Susan B. Anthony – The Wonder Woman of Early Civil Rights Susan had seven brothers and sisters!
Susan B. Anthony was born in Adams, Massachusetts on February 15, 1820. Her father was a stern Quaker man who believed that children should not be distracted with toys, games, and music. The Anthony family was strong in their Quaker religion, which did not support slavery.
Susan’s father believed that women should get as much education as they wanted. He had a room added to their house to serve as a classroom and hired a teacher to teach his children and others.