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In , the split was formally healed when their organization merged with the rival American Woman Suffrage Association to form the National American Woman Suffrage Association , with Anthony as its key force. In , Anthony and Stanton began working with Matilda Joslyn Gage on what grew into the six-volume History of Woman Suffrage ; the interests of Anthony and Stanton diverged somewhat in years, but the two remained close friends. In , Anthony was arrested for voting in her hometown of Rochester, New York , convicted in a publicized trial. Although she refused to pay the fine, the authorities declined to take further action.
In , Anthony and Stanton arranged for Congress to be presented with an amendment giving women the right to vote. Introduced by Sen. Aaron A. Sargent , it became known colloquially as the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, it was ratified as the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. Constitution in Anthony traveled extensively in support of women's suffrage, giving as many as 75 to speeches per year and working on many state campaigns, she worked internationally for women's rights, playing a key role in creating the International Council of Women , still active.
She helped to bring about the World's Congress of Representative Women at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in ; when she first began campaigning for women's rights, Anthony was harshly ridiculed and accused of trying to destroy the institution of marriage. Public perception of her changed radically during her lifetime, however, her 80th birthday was celebrated in the White House at the invitation of President William McKinley.
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Susan Anthony was born on February 15, , to Daniel Anthony and Lucy Read in Adams, the second oldest of seven children, she was named for her mother's mother Susanah, for her father's sister Susan. In her youth and her sisters responded to a "great craze for middle initials" by adding middle initials to their own names. Anthony adopted "B. Her family shared a passion for social reform, her brothers Daniel and Merritt moved to Kansas to support the anti-slavery movement there.
Merritt fought with John Brown against pro-slavery forces during the Bleeding Kansas crisis. Daniel owned a newspaper and became mayor of Leavenworth. Anthony's sister Mary, with whom she shared a home in years, became a public school principal in Rochester, a woman's rights activist. Anthony's father was a temperance advocate.
A Quaker, he had a difficult relationship with his traditionalist congregation, which rebuked him for marrying a non-Quaker and disowned him for allowing a dance school to operate in his home, he continued to attend Quaker meetings anyway and became more radical in his beliefs. Anthony's mother was a Methodist and helped raise their children in a more tolerant version of her husband's religious tradition.
Their father encouraged them all, girls as well as boys, to be self-supporting, teaching them business principles and giving them responsibilities at an early age. When Anthony was six years old, her family moved to Battenville, New York , where her father managed a large cotton mill, he had operated his own small cotton factory. When she was seventeen, Anthony was sent to a Quaker boarding school in Philadelphia , where she unhappily endured its severe atmosphere, she was forced to end her studies after one term because her family was financially ruined during an economic downturn known as the Panic of They were forced to sell everything they had at an auction, but they were rescued by her maternal uncle, who bought most of their belongings and restored them to the family.
To assist her family financially, Anthony left home to teach at a Quaker boarding school. In , the family moved to a farm on the outskirts of Rochester, New York, purchased with the inheritance of Anthony's mother. There they associated with a group of Quaker social reformers who had left their congregation because of the restrictions it placed on reform activities, who in formed a new organization called the Congregational Friends. The Anthony farmstead soon became the Sunday afternoon gathering place for local activists, including Frederick Douglass , a former slave and a prominent abolitionist who became Anthony's lifelong friend; as several others in that group were doing, the Anthony family began to attend services at.
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In he emigrated to the United States , where he worked at his trade in various cities, arriving in Denver, Colorado , in There, a few months he experienced a vision at his cobbler's bench in which he heard the voice of the Father commanding him to sell his business, give the money to the poor, devote his life to healing the sick, he undertook a two-year, 3,mile walking pilgrimage around the American West which took him across eastern Colorado and Oklahoma, to Hot Springs , where he was arrested and jailed for vagrancy.
In early he escaped and headed west, walking across Texas, New Mexico , Arizona and into southern California , where he began his first efforts at healing with the Indians of the San Jacinto Valley. After two months, he again took up his pilgrimage and traveled east across the Mohave Desert , living on nothing but flour and water.