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Introduction pp

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