Marja Bergen

author, mental health advocate, follower of Christ

Tag: Susan B. Anthony

Suffrage movement in the U.S. – A life worth living, Part 22

SUSAN B. ANTHONY (1820 – 1906) [1][2] Susan B. Anthony was a leader of the women’s suffrage (right to vote) movement in the U.S.—a pioneer in the struggle to gain equality for women. Susan was born on February 15, 1820, in Massachusetts, to Daniel and Lucy Read Anthony. She was the second of seven children, […]


Women’s rights and Quakers – A life worth living, Part 21

WOMEN’S RIGHTS What if you were a woman, and the sole expectations from you were to take care of the home, cooking and cleaning, giving birth to children and caring for them? Between 1820 and 1860 an ideology was developed that historians have referred to as ‘The Cult of True Womanhood.’ It tied a woman’s […]


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