Who was Elizabeth Cady Stanton?

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the author of the Declaration of Rights of Women. She was devoted to gaining equal rights for women and was responsible for, along with Lucretia Mott, organizing the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention. During this assembly, she pushed for the women present to adopt the idea that women deserve the right to vote. The Declaration of Rights of Women was written in 1878, but women were not allowed to vote until 1920.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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