Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Declaration Of Sentiments

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Throughout this time period women took a backseat in representing their on independence. The most liberating account I read was Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s’ “Declaration of Sentiments.” It stood out to me, because it was unique and remarkable just as any of the other women two women in the Women’s suffrage movement. Her creative use of the Declaration of Independence as her framework makes the letter similar. However, the only change would be historical context and how it could be used in different aspects. Freedom, and liberty are still talked about and held at the same pedestal that Stanton states throughout her document. Stanton’s beliefs that women should be treated on the same account as men differs on the account that Jefferson spoke of.
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