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U.S. v. Susan B. Anthony: The Fight for Women's Suffrage

When the leading advocate of woman suffrage votes in a federal election, a federal court must decide what political rights are protected by the Constitution.

Famous Federal Trials

by Ann D. Gordon, Editor, Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, Rutgers University

Learn about the case — historical background and documents

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Public Audiences for a Federal Trial — A Primary Source Activity

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Interpreting the Fourteenth Amendment — A Simulation Activity

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Gender Equality and the Constitution — A Comparative Activity

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The Woman Suffrage Movement — A Document-Based Question

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Resources for Judges and Educational Outreach

The Trial of Susan B. Anthony — Suggestions for Judges

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