“Reread the section in Chapter 5 with the subtitle “Women’s Rights Partnership” (pages 266-272). This section makes reference to the trial of Susan B. Anthony for “illegal voting” in 1873.
The National Endowment for the Humanities offers a feature page dedicated to the collaboration of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in the women’s rights movement.
An account of the trial is available at the Library of Congress. You can also review the official full handwritten transcript.
In at least 250 words, react to what the trial of Susan B. Anthony reveals about attitudes towards women and women’s suffrage after the U. S. Civil War.