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Susan B. Anthony

A Quaker and feminist, Susan B. Anthony dedicated her life to activist causes, particularly women’s suffrage. She endured scorn and abuse, but guided by a deep moral conviction and sense of justice, she organized women and coordinated a national campaign for women to be allowed a voice in government. She didn’t live to see her greatest legacy: the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

American constitutional history can be seen as an ever increasing sense of who is to be included in "we the people." Andrew Jackson expanded "we the people" to include all white men. Lincoln expanded "we the people" to include black men. Susan B. Anthony expanded "we the people" to include women.