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  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton Essay

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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was known as the "Daughter of the Revolution," which dealt with women's suffrage (Ward 92). Stanton was born on November 12, 1815, to Daniel Cady and Margaret Livingston. Daniel, her father, held the position of judge of Johnstown, New York. Unfortunately for Daniel, Margaret gave birth to only three sons, two whom died shortly after; one at birth and the other after graduating from Union College . Stanton engaged herself in Greek studies and

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton Essay

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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton      I was once called the most dangerous woman in America because I dared to ask for the unthinkable- the right to vote. I challenged my culture's basic assumptions about men and women, and dedicated my life to the pursuit of equal rights for all women. My name is Elizabeth Cady Stanton.      I was born in Johnstown, New York, on the 12th of November, 1815. My father is the prominent attorney and judge Daniel Cady and my

  • The Early Life Of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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    The early life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton starts with her being the fourth child of six children. Her mother was from a wealthy family and a big part of the political elite of New York. Stanton’s grandfather was an officer during the American Revolution under George Washington, and was a part of New York state legislature. Her father was a member of the New York state legislature, U.S. House of Representatives and after 1847 became a member of the Supreme Court of New York State. During the 1830’s

  • The Declaration Of Sentiments By Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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    There are many important documents in history that have influenced the lives of women today, but possibly none more important than the “Declaration of Sentiments” by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The declaration was able to make an extremely strong and memorable impact, not only for the ideas presented in it, but also for its strong rhetoric and use of figurative language such as anaphora and syntax; also, notable is its imitation of the “Declaration of Independence”. Though written over one hundred years

  • The Declaration Of Sentiments By Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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    P.1 27 January 2015 Essay Contest: The Declaration of Sentiments In the Declaration of Sentiments, author Elizabeth Cady Stanton expresses her anger of the oppression experienced by women in the United States. After being rejected to attend the World’s Anti-Slavery convention in London, Stanton was frustrated because she was being rejected for being a woman. This motivated Stanton to share her own ideas on advocating women’s rights and changing the way women are treated in society because of

  • The Feminist Movement By Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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    first wave’s focus caused the lull that is the unnamed problem and started the second wave. The first wave of feminism sacrificed their original ideologies. The original women’s rights leaders had more on their agendas than just suffrage. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the original leaders, drafted in “Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions” many grievances about men and resolutions that the women of Seneca Falls Convention demanded: equal wages, rights to education and occupation, equality of

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton 's Declaration Of Sentiments

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    My paper will include Elizabeth Cady Stanton and what made her set out to start the Women 's Rights Movement with her friend Susan B Anthony. Elizabeth became an early leader for the women 's rights movements, writing the “Declaration of Sentiments” as a sign for equal rights for women."In every soul there is bound up some truth and some error, and each gives to the world of thought what no other one possesses."—Cousin. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born on November 12, 1815 in Johnstown New York.

  • The Original Riot Grrrls By Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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    have taken control of their opinions and used their strong-will to make the necessary changes in American society. During the Seneca Falls Convention, Elizabeth Cady Stanton exclaimed in her address, “The right is ours. The question now is: how shall we get possession of what rightfully belongs to us,” (Stanton). The leaders, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott of the Seneca Falls Convention, along with other female leaders, displayed civil disobedience, provided powerful lectures, and organized

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton : Women 's Rights

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    Abstract Elizabeth Cady Stanton forever changed the social and political landscape of the United States of America by succeeding in her work to guarantee rights for women and slaves. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a leader in the 19th century for women’s activist and women’s suffrage leader. As an active American abolitionist, she gave many lectures and wrote books. Among those fighting for women’s rights, she was a primary leader. Though she was interested in women’s rights from many perspectives

  • Feminism, By Elizabeth Cady Stanton And Lucretia Mott

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    at home, abused mentally and physically, and had no rights in the eyes of the law. In the 19th century, the first feminist convention was permitted: the Seneca Falls convention for women’s advocates in New York. The convention was held by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. These women addressed the idea of improving the rights of women. Accomplishing the overall idea, sixty-eight women and thirty-two men signed the Declaration of Sentiments, the document that outlines the grievances and the