Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the Seneca Falls Convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in the United States. Wikipedia*

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2001 Vignette. Most appearances with Eleanor Stearns (2). Most common tags: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, The Young Nation (1800-1850).

Appearances by Title:Activist Videos: 2

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  • Writings of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    Writings of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    Guests examined the history of the women’s rights movement and 19th century social relations through the writing of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Ms. Stanton drafted…

  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton Portrayal

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton Portrayal

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton, portrayed by Ms. Stearns, talked about her role as a pioneer in the women’s rights movement. She was one…

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