July 26, 2017

Today in History: Susan B. Anthony


Today in History–March 8–the Library of Congress features Susan B. Anthony, who addressed Congress on the right of women to vote on this day in 1884. It was the sixteenth time woman’s suffrage supporters appeared before Congress but it would take decades more until women finally earned the constitutional right to vote. Learn more by visiting the Today in History section, then clicking the links below.

Susan B. Anthony primary source set

Susan B. Anthony image set

Susan B. Anthony historical newspaper coverage

Primary Source Spotlight: Woman Suffrage

Primary Source Learning: Women’s Road to the Vote

Primary Source Learning: Women in U.S. History

Primary Source Spotlight: Women’s History

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