Suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Race

History Professor Laura Free examined the career of suffragist and women’s rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, with a focus on her work in… read more

History Professor Laura Free examined the career of suffragist and women’s rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, with a focus on her work in the 1860s. Professor Free cited numerous examples of Stanton using racist rhetoric in her newspaper writings of the period, arguing Stanton used racism in an effort to attract allies in the fight to gain voting rights for white women only. The Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York hosted this event. close

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  • Andrea DeKoter Acting Superintendent Women's Rights National Historic Park
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Suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Race

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Program ID:
469602-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Seneca Falls, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 22, 2020 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 28, 2020 | 10:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 22, 2020 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2020 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2020 | 10:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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