Susan B. Anthony


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was a leader in the movement for woman suffrage and an ardent lecturer on abolition and temperance. Her test (1872) of the 14th Amendment as allowing women the vote led to a famous trial. With others she wrote a History of Woman Suffrage (4 vols., 1881–87, 1900). She is the heroine of Gertrude Stein's opera The Mother of Us All (1949).

Subjects: United States History.

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