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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First Unitarian Church Of Rochester - History - Early Years
... Quaker dissidents met in Waterloo with anti-slavery activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton and issued a call for a Women's Rights Convention to be held a short distance ... that seemed so radical at the time that even Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, two organizers of the Seneca Falls convention, opposed it and left the platform when Abigail Bush took the chair ... Her friend and co-worker Elizabeth Cady Stanton said in 1898, "She first found words to express her convictions in listening to Rev ...
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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 ...
Writings of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (author, Co-author) - Selected Papers, Essays, and Speeches
... and "The Bible 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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... Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton however, the marriage ended after twelve years ... Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton ... helped to secure funding for the piece, Portrait Monument to Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B ...

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    We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours?
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    You may consider me presumptuous, gentlemen, but I claim to be a citizen of the United States, with all the qualifications of a voter. I can read the Constitution, I am possessed of two hundred and fifty dollars, and the last time I looked in the old family Bible I found I was over twenty-one years of age.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1816–1902)

    Whether our feet are compressed in iron shoes, our faces hidden with veils and masks; whether yoked with cows to draw the plow through its furrows, or classed with idiots, lunatics and criminals in the laws and constitutions of the State, the principle is the same; for the humiliations of the spirit are as real as the visible badges of servitude.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    ... strike the words “white male” from all your constitutions, and then, with fair sailing, let us sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish together.
    —Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)