Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Quote Analysis

327 Words2 Pages
“We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men and woman are created equal.” This quote was said by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The quote is relating to women not being able to vote. In 1920, it was the first year that woman got the right to vote. Women were not being treated right. They realized when they were trying to end slavery. During one of the meetings, the were put to the back of the room behind a curtain. The reason for change to occur is that women weren’t treated well. They sometimes got beaten by a rod. Another reason is that they didn’t have the right to vote, at all, and all their rights got taken away when they were married. Men and women weren’t treated the same way. They couldn’t vote which made them feel very discriminated.
Open Document