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    Elizabeth cady is one of the known and famous women who have fought in the early women rights movement and she began in the year 1805, she is known for her efforts in the declaration of sentiments for Seneca falls she began this movement in the USA, Elizabeth cady Stanton throughout her life working for upgrading the status of women and providing them equal rights. She was an active feminist. She also played her role in advocating the liberalized divorce laws and she also gets women legal laws for women. Elizabeth cady met Susan’s. Anthony at Seneca fall where she has taken the convention, they both become friends for life because they both have the same vision of women’s rights. As Elizabeth cady was a mother of seven children because of that reason she was not able to travel and give speeches but she also was a writer so she wrote most of the Anthony speeches. Elizabeth dead before 18 years women were granted the right of voting but she has given remarkable contributions and she is still an inspiration for all. Elizabeth cady Stanton 1854 “address to the legislature at New York “which benefit the women to pass married woman property law of 1860 which was related to providing the right to women to own a property, can engage in business, and can be the joint parents of their child. She helped in writing the declaration of sentiments, which kind of helped in leading out the women’s rights.

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    Cady’s Elizabeth In Stanton’s fight to ensure women’s and slaves’ rights, the social and political landscape of the USA has changed forever. Stanton was one of several abolitionists whose involvement was restricted by gender. She was a primary leader, one of those who fought for women’s rights. While from many angles she was interested in the rights of women, Elizabeth knew that women’s ability to vote depended on success in her work. A steadfast commitment to the women’s election led Stanton to the nineteenth constitutional amendment, which gave it. The lives of men and women their rights and responsibilities were defined throughout Elizabeth’s lifetime. In the mid-19th century, women were customarily forbidden from entering college from the chairperson and the professions, and it was regarded that those who dared to speak in public had no place. By law, the possession or inheritance of married women was illegal. In truth, women had the right by law to their money and bodies to their husbands. Elizabeth Cady Stanton is committed to increasing the rights of women. Elizabeth took part in the trojan seminary at the beginning of 1830 and offered women the highest education. Henry Brewster Stanton, an abolitionist, was married to Elizabeth in 1840. Elizabeth was hungry for intellectual fellowship as the family moved away from Boston, to the little village of Seneca Falls in New York. Every time one of her seven children was born, she always astonished the locals by hoisting a flag. After moving to Seneca Falls, NY, Stanton worked with the Quaker Lucretia Mott as a consequence of her intellectual thirst. The first female rights convention held at Seneca Falls in July 1848 was organized in collaboration with three other women by Stanton.

    Stanton produced a Declaration of Rights and Sentiments for the Convention which called for the most controversial resolution, namely the social, political, and professional equality of women, including the right to vote. It was Stanton’s first major endeavor to promote the rights of women. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an incessant supporter of the rights of women from 1848 until her death in 1902. She is a renowned leader in the Women’s Rights Revolution and has written countless speeches and presented groups for herself and other activists. Her ideal of women with the right to vote was not realized until the 19th amendment to the American Constitution was ratified on August 26, 1920. That was 72 years after Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s death, the first women’s rights congress held at Seneca Falls, New York. The first national political women’s group, Women’s Loyal National League, was formed by Anthony during the Civil War. Stanton and Susan B. Women in this organization has been fighting for the 13th Constitutional amendment that released slaves. The thirteenth amendment dissolved, but the women acquired crucial experience in the creation of a movement. For many women, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a mentor, educating them to defend a cause effectively.

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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton was writer, abolitionist, women’s rights activist and suffragist. During 1800s in the U.S. she was the leader of the women’s rights movement. In 1848, The first women’s rights convention was the Seneca Falls Convention she was the main strength behind this convention. And She is best known for writing the declaration of sentiments for the Seneca Falls Convention and also for the women’s suffrage movement. She has the main focus on the women’s right to vote with that she was also active with other social activities and importantly abolitionist. In 1869, NWSA was formed called as National Women Suffrage Association in the U.S. and Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the president of that association. This all were the great achievement and she continues the focus on the women’s right and women’s issues and women’s rights to vote. She has the main aim to raise voice for women’s equal rights. Stanton mostly works with Susan B. Anthony they both worked together in women’s Suffrage movement and became good friends by having same aim to take stand for women’s rights. She has written many books, pamphlets, quotes and articles which was very empowering. Stanton and Anthony they both wanted to serve women’s rights rather it can be public or private like employment opportunities, child custody rights, equal education for women and more. Elizabeth Cady Stanton has the great contribution to the women’s rights movement.

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