Who is Elizabeth Cady Stanton?

  • (noun): United States suffragist and feminist; called for reform of the practices that perpetuated sexual inequality (1815-1902).
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in the United States.

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... (1815–1902) Stanton was an activist in the anti-slavery movement and one of the leading figures of the early women's rights movement ...
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... and Woman's Rights," "Temperence and Women's Rights" and many others Stanton's papers are archived at Rutgers University The Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B ...
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    They who say that women do not desire the right of suffrage, that they prefer masculine domination to self-government, falsify every page of history, every fact in human experience. It has taken the whole power of the civil and canon law to hold woman in the subordinate position which it is said she willingly accepts.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    The True Republic—Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women’s emancipation.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)