Every March, we in the United States celebrate Women in History Month, but how much do we really know about the early feminists in our country?
Susan B. Anthony, born 1820 in Massachusetts and raised in a family with long activist traditions, developed a sense of justice and moral zeal early in her life. She became active in the movement to make alcohol consumption illegal, but wasn’t allowed to speak at temperance rallies because she was a woman. This injustice led her to join the women’s-rights movement in 1852. She also fought for the abolition of slavery.
Most importantly, she was pro-life. In her view, children were a blessing, even though she never married or had children of her...READ MORE