Susan b anthony and the right to vote

Susan B. Anthony and the Right to Vote

by Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony was a devout women’s rights activist in the 19th century and worked extremely hard to secure the right to vote for women. After her arrest in 1873 for illegally voting in New York, she gave a series of speeches stating her case. This passage is from one of her speeches. Students will read the speech and answer questions on the main ideas of the passage.