In 1872 Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for casting an illegal ballot in the presidential election. She was furious at the injustice and embarked on a speaking tour to push for female voting rights. Below is a speech she gave about the female voting rights issue. The 19th Amendment allowed women to vote in 1920. Susan B. Anthony never paid the fine. In the lesson there is a speech she gave in 1873 explaining why women should have the right to vote. The lesson also comes with follow up questions.