Saturday, February 15, 2020

Happy Birthday, Susan B. Anthony!

uscitizenpod: Susan B. Anthony Day!

Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820. She was a school teacher who became a social reformer. She worked against slavery and fought for women's rights. The 19th Amendment, which guarantees a woman's right to vote, was named in honor of Susan B. Anthony.

Coin image source:
By US Mint (coin); Heritage Auctions (image) - Heritage Auctions Lot 1449, 29 April 2010, Public Domain,

USCIS 100:77 What did Susan B. Anthony do?
  • fought for women's rights
  • fought for human rights
USCIS 128:99. Name one leader of the women's rights movement in the 1800s.
  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Lucretia Mott
  • Lucy Stone
More resources
  • Archives: Susan B. Anthony and the Struggle for Suffrage lesson
  • ESL Library: Susan B. Anthony lesson
  • Google Arts & Culture: Susan b. Anthony collection
  • Listen and Read Along: Biography - AS - Susan B Anthony - Leader of Women's Rights Movement video
  • LOC: Susan B. Anthony Papers website
  • NPS: Susan B. Anthony website
  • NPS: Women's Rights National Park website
  • Senate: Woman Suffrage Centennial Suffrage Timeline
  • susanb: Susan B. Anthony Museum and House website 
  • VOANews: Pioneers of Women's Voting Rights Highlighted in New Exhibit video
  • VOA Learning English: Flashback: The Fight for Women's Right to Vote multi-media
  • Susan B. Anthony, 1820-1906:  She Led the Fight to Gain Equal Rights for Women, Including the Right to Vote radio transcript
  • VOA Learning English: Susan B. Anthony, 1820 - 1906 quiz
  • uscitizenpod: American Women who Fought for the Right to Vote mp3 / pdf 
  • uscitizenpod: Four American Women in Honor of Women’s History Month pdf
  • VOA Learning English: Thousands Visit Anthony Gravesite on Election Day article
  • Voices of Democracy: Susan B. Anthony, “Is It a Crime for a U.S. Citizen to Vote” (3 April 1873) text and lesson plan
updated 2021-02-04

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