Women In The Seneca Falls Convention: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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Another woman that started the Seneca Falls Convention was Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She was known as an early leader of the woman’s right movement and wrote the Declaration of Sentiments that argued for female equality and have women be granted the right to vote. Stanton was an abolitionist and a leading figure for the early woman’s movement. She worked closely with Susan B. Anthony as she was the president of the National Woman Suffrage Association. In 1832, she graduated from Emma Willard's Troy Female Seminary. Stanton’s cousin, Gerrit Smith was an influence to Stanton as she was drawn to a and the woman’s right movement. She married a reformer named Henry Stanton in 1840 and they were at the World's Anti-Slavery Convention in London. She
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