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Born in Adams, Massachusetts, Susan Anthony was a nearly 70-year veteran in the fight for women's rights. She began organizing for equal pay as a teenage schoolteacher and in the 1850s became a national leader for woman suffrage. She lectured widely in the United States and Europe and wrote a three-volume history of the suffrage movement. The U.S. mint issued a circulating dollar coin with her image in 1979.Died: 3/13/1906
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