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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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    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

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton Research Paper

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    the The moment we begin to fear the opinions on others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy or silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”– Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born on November 12, 1850, in Johnstown, New York. She had 10 brothers and sisters, but most of them didn't survive till adulthood. She was the daughter of a lawyer who made it no secret of his preference for another son, so

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Women 's Degradation By Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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    degradation is in man’s idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws and customs are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man” (Stanton) Believed to be one of the greatest and most influential feminists of not only her generation, but of all time, Elizabeth Cady Stanton paved the way for women and their rights in a time when they had none. Elizabeth, was one of the first feminist theorists in America and through her beliefs that women deserve equality and equal rights, she paved the way

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton And The Influence Of Women's Rights

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    Since the beginning of the United States, the women's rights movement has been a crucial part of women's lives. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the leading activists of women's rights movement in the nineteenth century. The World's Anti-Slavery convention was held in London, England in 1840. Stanton, along with a woman named Lucretia Mott, attended this convention. They both were determined to have a women's rights convention when they returned back to the United States. In 1848, the first women's