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Four Famous Women In New York
Transcript of Four Famous Women In New York
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
From Seneca Falls
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born on November 12, 1815, in Johnstown, New York.
Elizabeth was the president of the National Woman Suffrage Association for 20 years and worked closely with Susan B. Anthony.
She was a women rights activist, an editor, and a writer.
During the Civil War Elizabeth Cady Stanton concentrated her efforts on abolishing slavery, but afterwards she became even more outspoken in promoting women suffrage.
Elizabeth traveled around the world to give speeches and lectures about freedom and women rights.
Elizabeth has done most of the women protests
in Seneca Falls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton died on October 26, 1906.
Amelia Jenks Bloomer From Homer
Susan B. Anthony From Rochester
Susan Brownell Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts.
Susan B. Anthony was a suffragist, abolitionist, author and speaker who was the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
She spent much of her life working on social causes.
Susan lived in a cotten mill with seven younger siblings.
She moved to Rochester, New York and started her career as a teacher.
She first fought for civil rights, then she fought for women rights.
Susan met with Elizabeth and faught for equal rights for everyone.
She died in Rochester, New York on March 13, 1906.
Harriet Tubman From Auburn
Harriet Tumbman was born in Maryland in the year 1820.
She successfully escaped slavery in 1849.
Harriet tubman tried to be free and help others to be free.
Harriet is best known for escaping slavery, helping others, and being a leader.
When Harriet escaped she took the underground railroad.
Her real name was Araminta Harriet Ross. Her family called her Minty.
Her family was far apart in different plantations.
The destination Harriet took everyone was Auburn, New York.
Harriet sadly died on March 10, 1913 in Auburn, New York.
Amelia Bloomer was born on May 27, 1818, in Homer, New York.
She had worked with the women rights for a long time.
Amelia Bloomer is best known for advocating a certain style of dress reform, as well as for working on behalf of women's rights and in the temperance movement.
Amelia was a teacher for a short time.
She followed Susan B. Anthony.
She started her women rights work in Homer
Amelia Bloomer died on December 30, 1894, in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
"As soon as it became known that I was wearing the new dress, letters came pouring in upon me by the hundreds from women all over the country making inquiries about the dress and asking for patterns—showing how ready and anxious women were to throw off the burden of long, heavy skirts."
– Amelia Bloomer
"I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women."
– Susan B. Anthony
"I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can't say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger."
– Harriet Tubman
By: Aanya Iyer.
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