Susan B. Anthony

The Making of America #4


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Teri Kanefield


In the fourth installment in the Making of America series,Susan B. Anthony,Teri Kanefield examines the life of America’s famous suffragette. Anthony was born into a world in which men ruled women: A man could beat his wife, take her earnings, have her committed into an asylum based on his word, and take her children away from her. While the young nation was ablaze with the radical notion that people could govern themselves, “people” were understood to be white and male. Women were expected to stay out of public life and debates. As Anthony saw the situation, “Women’s subsistence is in the hands of men, and most arbitrarily and unjustly does he exercise his consequent power.” She began her public career as a radical abolitionist, and after the Civil War, she became an international figurehead of the women’s suffrage movement. The book includes selections of Anthony’s writing, endnotes, a bibliography, and an index.

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Weight 389 g
Dimensions 14.5 x 21.7 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 26 March 2019
Number of pages 240
Format Hardback
Dimensions 14.5 x 21.7 cm
Weight 389 g


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Teri Kanefield is a lawyer and the author of The Girl from the Tar Paper School, The Extraordinary Suzy Wright, the Making of America series, and more. She lives in San Luis Obispo, California.