Imagine that you are watching Susan B. Anthony’s trial as a court reporter. Think about what you read and saw in this Unit. Write a 150-word response to the trial as an editorial for a paper during that time period. What do you think about the judge’s actions? What should have happened? What does the trial show about Anthony’s character?
1. Anthony’s Speech: http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/anthony.htm (Links to an external site.)
2. The Trial transcript: https://blog.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/legal-research/today-in-1873-susan-b-anthony-fined-for-illegal-voting/ (Links to an external site.)
3. A new tradition: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/11/08/susan-b-anthony-died-without-the-right-to-vote-now-people-are-covering-her-tombstone-in-i-voted-stickers/?utm_term=.77545e38d1