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Meet Amazing Americans Activists & Reformers Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her daughter, Harriot, 1856.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her daughter, Harriot, 1856

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Elizabeth Cady was married to Henry Brewster Stanton, an activist in the anti-slavery cause, and they had seven children. Within her lifetime, Elizabeth Cady Stanton saw her daughter Harriot, born in 1856, do what she could not--attend college. Harriot graduated from Vassar College in 1878. She helped her mother and Susan B. Anthony complete their History of Woman Suffrage. How else did Harriot Stanton promote the woman's rights movement?
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