To examine the status of the women's suffrage movement in the 19th century.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Instructions: CLICK "go to material." SCROLL down to the bottom of the page. CLICK "Trial of Susan B. Anthony." READ "The Anthony Trial: An Account" by Douglas Linder. Answer the following questions: 1. Who was Susan B. Anthony?, 2. Why was she on trial?, 3. What was the staus of the women's suffrage movement at the time of the trial?, 4. Name the principal witnesses who argued for and against Susan B. Anthony, 5. What were the arguements for each one named in question 4?, 6. Why did Susan B. Anthony petition Congress?, 7. What did the Supreme Court say on the subject of women's rights?, 8. What was the trial verdict?, 9. Was the trial fair?, 10. Did Susan B. Anthony live to see women get the vote?, 11. Did Anthony's struggle help or hinder the suffrage movement? Explain.