She also asked for women to have a voice at the convention and to assume committee positions.
In 1859 Anthony spoke before the state teachers' convention at Troy, N. and at the Massachusetts teachers' convention, arguing for coeducation (boys and girls together) and claiming there were no differences between the minds of men and women.
In a last-minute effort to meet the deadline she put up the cash value of her life insurance policy.
The University was forced to make good its promise and women were admitted for the first time in 1900. Anthony's paper first published in 1868, advocated an eight-hour work day and equal pay for equal work.
In 1868 Anthony encouraged working women from the printing and sewing trades in New York, who were excluded from men's trade unions, to form Workingwomen's Associations.