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Download eBook Elizabeth Cady Stanton, born inwas an American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.
Along with her friend Susan B. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in USA.
Unlike her contemporaries, Stanton was also interested in various other issues pertaining to women like their parental and custody rights, property rights, employment and income rights, divorce, the economic health of the family, and birth control until her death in But even before being a suffragist, she had also been a champion of Abolitionist cause and envisaged the dream of a just society since the very beginning of her life.
This edition brings to you the famed autobiography of this courageous woman in celebration of the undying spirit of freedom, equality and woman power. I see so much tyranny exercised over children, even by well-disposed parents, and in so many varied forms,—a tyranny to which these parents are themselves insensible,—that I desire to paint my joys and sorrows in as vivid colors as possible, in the hope that I may do something to defend the weak from the strongVeneration of Women in Vedic India.
Will Durant () American historian says: "Women enjoyed far greater freedom in the Vedic period than in later India. She had more to say in the choice of her mate than the forms of marriage might suggest.
Two national organizations were formed in to work for the right to vote, the National Woman Suffrage (led mostly by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony) and the American Women Suffrage Association. Check out A&E's shows lineup.
Find show info, videos, and exclusive content on A&E. Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Fight for Women’s Rights ( words, 2 pages) Throughout the years, women have been seen as someone to have children, someone to cook, someone to clean, and someone who does not deserve rights.
Anthony fought for womenâ€™s right to vote. Many people made fun of her. Wed, 14 Feb (February 15, - March 13, ) was an American women's rights leader. At 19, she became a schoolteacher, but soon became involved in activism regarding slavery and monstermanfilm.com the s, she was working closely with Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
As noted, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an eloquent and prolific writer. While she served as the philosopher of the suffrage movement, Susan B.
Anthony served as its strategist. Historians have noted that their respective strengths complemented each other.