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  • Cat Bounds

    How immeasurably different our lives would have been, had not strong women like Susan B. Anthony stood up for our rights as equal human beings.

  • Spencer Thomas

    Susan B Anthony: arrested for voting. #WomensRights #Feminism #Suffrage

  • Frank Rigelwood

    Susan B Anthony: Arrested for voting Amazing to think this was how it was. But then, they use to operate on people while they were awake and more.

  • Linda Hannisdal

    Susan B. Anthony: arrested for voting. Thanks to the women who gave us the right we now take for granted (and don't exercise often enough, sadly)

  • Ryla Daly

    Susan B Anthony: Arrested for voting. Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. VOTE ladies!

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to ask for freedom for women is not a crime. suffrage prisoners should not be treated as criminals.

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Happy Women's History Month! Who will you vote for in this election year? Make your vote count ladies! Honor those women who fought for your right!

This pro-suffrage poster from the North Carolina Museum of History's collection, attempted to remind men (who already had the vote) where they came from.

History is my passion. I am particularly interested in feminist European history. In 2011, I argued about how women played a pivotal role in the unification of Italy. The article was published in Montreal's Panoram Italia magazine.

Susan Brownell Anthony was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States. She was co-founder of the first Women's Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President. She was one of the important advocates in leading the way for women's rights to be acknowledged and instituted in the American government.

"Women bring all voters into the world, Let Women Vote"

Today in 1873, Susan B. Anthony was fined 100 for trying to vote. At her trial, she said, "I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty."