Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York on October 26, 1815.
Elizabeth married abolitionist Henry B. Stanton in 1840. They spent their honeymoon at the World Anti-slavery convention in London.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton moves from Boston to the upstate New York village of Seneca Falls and raises seven children.
First Women's Rights Convention
Elizabeth planned this convention which took place in Seneca Falls, New York, her home town. It set the agenda for the women's rights movement that followed.
First NATIONAL Women's Rights Convention
Over 1,000 participants attended in Worcester, MA.
Susan B. Anthony
Elizabeth and Susan would become lifelong friends and leaders of the women's suffrage movement.
Women's National Loyal League
Their cause extended beyond women's issues: Founded by Elizabeth and Susan B. Anthony, the Women's National Loyal League gathered 400,000 signatures to abolish slavery.
American Equal Rights Association
The American Equal Rights Association is the first organization in the U.S. to advocate national women's suffrage.
History of Women's Suffrage
First three volumes of the History of Women's Suffrage are edited by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth.
National American Women's Suffrage Association
National Woman's Suffrage Association and American Woman's Suffrage Association merge to form this. Elizabeth is elected the first President.
Solitude of Self
Elizabeth delivers "Solitude of Self" speech as she steps down from President of NAWSA. Susan B. Anthony assumes the office.
The Woman's Bible
Elizabeth edits the first volume of "The Woman's Bible" along with a committe of women who interpret biblical passages that degrade women.
A inspiring and heartful birthday letter from Susan to Elizabeth one month before Elizabeth's death. It ends with "As we, dear old friend, move on to the next sphere of existence--higher and larger, we cannot fail to believe, and one where women will not be placed in an inferior position, but will be welcomed on a plane of perfect intellectual spirit and equality."
Elizabeth dies on October 26, 1902 just prior to her 87th birthday.
The 19th Amendment
Eighteen years after Elizabeth's death, women finally win the right to vote through the 19th Amendment, ending an 81 year struggle for Elizabeth and other suffragettes.