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"Address to the Legislature of New York"


Elizabeth Cady Stanton

1815 CE – 1902 CE

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the founders of the organized women’s movement in the United States, was one of six children born to Daniel and Margaret Cady in Johnstown, New York in 1815.  Her father was a lawyer and the family was well-to-do.  Stanton received a good education and excelled in her studies.  When she was young, her father expressed dismay that she was not a boy.

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