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    • An Introduction to Jessica and Susan B. Anthony
    • Jessica…
      • In December 2009 I had my first child. A son! He is the best part of my life each and ever day!
    • A little bit about me!
      • I am currently a senior, majoring in Psychology with a minor in coaching.
      • I hope to use my degree to be a school psychologist.
      • Family is by far the most important thing in my life, with friends being a close second!
    • These are a few of my favorite things…
      • Traveling.
      • Reading.
      • Family.
      • Scrapbooking.
      • Watching/Playing Sports.
      • The Vikings 
      • A good movie.
      • Mountain Dew!
    • Susan B. Anthony "The true republic — men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less." Motto of Susan’s weekly journal “The Revolution”
    • Background Info.
      • Born in Adams, Massachusetts on February 15,1820
      • Brought up in a Quaker family with a history of activist traditions.
      • Remained active until her death on March 13, 1906. Dying 14 years before the 19 th Amendment was passed allowing for women’s suffrage.
    • Impacts…
      • With help of Elizabeth Cady Stanton founded National Women’s Suffrage Association (NWSA)
      • Advocated for eight hour work day and equal pay for equal work.
      • Became an Agent for American Anti-Slavery Society.
      • Called for: women to be allowed professional positions, and equal education opportunities for all (regardless of race or sex)
      • Joined Daughters of Temperance which called attention to the effects of drunkenness on families.
    • Legacy
      • For her work she was honored by being the first real (non-allegorical) American woman on circulating U.S. Coinage.
      • The 19 th Amendment is often referred to as the Susan B. Anthony Amendment.
      • She was featured on a three cent commemorative stamp in 1936 and a 50 cent Liberty issue regular issue stamp on August 25, 1955.
      • Her birth place was placed on the New York State Historic Register in 2006, 100 years after her death.
      • Her house in Rochester was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1996, and opened as a museum.