Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  • Birth Date

    Birth Date
    Born in Johnston, New York
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    Elizabeth's brother dies

    PictureElizabeth "takes the place of" her brother and goes to get an education
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    Graduated from Troy Female Seminary

    PictureAfter graduating, she was inspired by abolitionist and women's right movements
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    Elizabeth marries Henry Brewster Stanton

    PictureHenry Stanton was also an abolitionist as Elizabeth was
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    First Woman's Rights Convention

    PictureStanton co- authored the Declaration of Sentiments
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    Elizabeth Stanton meets Susan Anthony

    PictureThey began working together fighting for women's rights
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    Stanton's last child is born

    PictureThe last out of her 7 children. She was 44 when she gave birth to him
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    Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton publish "Revolution"

    PictureThe motto of the paper was "The true republic men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less."
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    President of the National Woman's Suffrage Association

    PictureStanton was the first president of the organizationa and held the spot for 11 years
  • National Woman's Suffrage Association

    National Woman's Suffrage Association
    Susan B. Amthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton created this organization to secure womens right to vote.
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    The 15th amendment made voting possible for people of different race, or color, or previous jobs.

    PictureThis amendment is considered one of the "reconstruction amendments"
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    Susan B. Anthony was arrested for illegal voting

    PictureShe voted illegally in the 1872 Presidential Election
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    Supreme Court declares that females are not legally allowed to vote

    PictureOf course, this act angers Elizabeth Cady Stanton and stands in the way of women acheiving their rights
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    Henry Stanton Dies

    PictureTheir marriage lasted 47 years, before Henry died
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    Stanton and Anthony created the International Council of Women

    PictureThis organization was one of the first to spread across nations fighting for human rights specifically for women.
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    Stanton published the Woman's Bible Part 1

    PictureThis writing was one of the best sellers, and that angered some of the women that worked with Elizabeth Stanton
  • Death Date

    Death Date
    She died 2 weeks earlier than her 87th birthday due to heart failure
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    18 years after Stanton's death, the 19th amendment was passed

    PictureThis amendment allowed women to vote.