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Susan B. Anthony on her 50th Birthday

The Cause of God and All Mankind

“Women can vote” was the news AUGUST 26, 1920, with the passage of the 19th Amendment: “The right of citizens of the U.S. to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” In the 1800’s, Sweden, Britain, Finland, New Zealand, South Australia, and some western U.S. Territories extended voting rights to women. In countries adhering to Sharia Law, such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Brunei, etc., women’s right to vote is still denied or limited.

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Burdened Conscience in Life, Burdened Soul in Death

Burdened Conscience in Life, Burdened Soul in Death

Susan B. Anthony, whose face is on a U.S. dollar coin, a 3-cent stamp and whose statue is in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, died MARCH 13, 1906. Susan B. Anthony’s religious upbringing instilled in her the concept that every one is equal before God and motivated her to crusade for freedom for slaves and a woman’s right to vote. Opposing liquor, drunkenness and abortion, Susan encountered mobs, armed threats, objects thrown at her and was hung in effigy.

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