Susan B. Anthony was born in 1820 to a Quaker family in New England. Quakers practiced equality between men and women and did not believe in violence or slavery.
Although Susan B. Anthony was not alive to see the passing of the 19th Amendment in 1920, her efforts were directly responsible for it.
Photo: Susan B. Anthony silver dollar, printed in her honor by the United States Mint in 1979
- 5-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of American economic challenges in the 1920s and 1930s and world conflict in the 1940s.
- 5-4.0 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 f...
- 5.2 Demonstrate an understanding of how international events and conditions during the early 20th Century (i.e., 19101940) affected the United States and South Carolina.