Anthony was active in reform work throughout the 19th century, furthering the cause of civil rights in many areas. Three things that she is most famous for are:

  • Getting arrested and going to trial for voting in the 1872 presidential election
  • Antislavery work that led to the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments
  • Co-publishing a newspaper entitled The Revolution and co-authoring The History of Woman Suffrage