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Susan Brownell Anthony was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century Womens' 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. She also had a prominent role in New York's anti-slavery movement. "Failure is impossible." Fourteen years after her death, women were given the right to vote on 26 Aug 1920 by the 19th amendment to the Constitution.
War on women: Propaganda postcards from suffragette era show fierce battle fought by American women to get the vote... and Obama can thank them for his job
A sobering collection of anti-feminist propaganda has captured the war waged on women as they struggled to get the vote during the late 19th and early 20th centuries