Susan B. Anthony's Birthday

Susan B. Anthony, an early suffragist, organized campaigns across the United States advocating for women's right to vote, get an education, and own property. In 1872, she voted in a federal election and was arrested, tried, and fined for her action. In 1920, 14 years after her death, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women the right to vote was ratified by three-fourths of the states and adopted. Enacted April 15, 1976, from the 1975 Laws of Wisconsin, Chapter 204. - See more at: