Susan B. Anthony Anniversary

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady StantonOn this day in 1872, Susan B. Anthony was arrested for casting a ballot in the election two weeks before. In a letter to another famed suffragist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Anthony boasted of having voted for “the Republican ticket — straight.” In 1878, Senator Aaron Sargent (R-CA) introduced the “Susan B. Anthony” amendment, which would become part of the U.S. Constitution in 1920.

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2 thoughts on “Susan B. Anthony Anniversary”

  1. That’s OK Michael. Most people, including Democrats, need to know the truth. Inconvenient as it may be.

    And thanks for all the work you do in highlighting the history that the dumb masses don’t know.

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