After teaching for over 10 years, Susan began to work for social change. She joined the temperance movement to abolish alcohol and drunkenness. Although women were allowed to work for the movement, they were not allowed to speak at meetings. Susan formed The Daughters of Temperance, the first women's temperance group. It was through her work in temperance that she met Elizabeth Cady Stanton, in 1851. Elizabeth was a spokesperson for many causes, including temperance, abolition (freeing of slaves) and women's suffrage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton inspired Susan B. Anthony to work for women's suffrage.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes experienced by Americans of various genders, positions, races, and social status during the Civil War.
- 5-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of American economic challenges in the 1920s and 1930s and world conflict in the 1940s.
- Along with the rest of the world, the United States experienced a boom-and-bust period during the 1920s and 1930s. In the United States, this situation led to significant government intervention to stimulate the economy. Other countries did not follow...