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However, in 1869 when the American Equal Rights Association, founded by Anthony, Douglass and Stanton, voted to support the 15th Amendment to the Constitution granting suffrage to black men only, Anthony realized she must narrow her focus to the establishment of women's rights.
During the Civil War, Anthony and Stanton established the American Equal Rights Association, which worked to secure voting rights for both blacks and women.
Barton consulted with the Freedman's Aid Society and with the Senate about personnel decisions for the Freedman's Bureau, worked for the extension of suffrage to all people with the American Equal Rights Association, and formed lifelong connections to civil rights leaders such as Frederick Douglass and Anna Dickenson.