Women's History Month Shout Out

“Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work.” –Susan B. Anthony

(1820-1906) Susan B. Anthony was an American woman best known for her work in the women’s suffrage movement.  Together with Elizabeth Stanton, they led the fight for the 14th and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution, granting women full citizenship and the right to vote.  Anthony was also a leader in the anti-slavery movement in the 1800s, petitioning for the 13th Amendment to abolish slavery in the U.S.  In 1979, 1980, and 1981, The U.S. Treasury Department issued the dollar coin bearing Anthony’s portrait.

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