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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early woman's 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 woman's rights and woman's suffrage movements in the United States.

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 12 Nov 1815
  • Death Date: 26 Oct 1902
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"Solitude of Self," Address before the U.S. Senate Committee on Women's Suffrage, February 20, 1892
Elizabeth Cady Stanton addresses the U.S. Senate Committee on Women's Suffrage in February of 1892.