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Meet Amazing Americans Activists & Reformers Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The Apotheosis of Suffrage, 1896.
"The Apotheosis of Suffrage," a cartoon mocking Stanton and Anthony

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
Not everyone thought that what Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were working towards was a good idea. This 1896 political cartoon pokes fun at Stanton and Anthony by suggesting they be considered as important as George Washington. Today, we wouldn't think it's funny because just as George Washington is considered a "forefather" of American democracy, Stanton and Anthony are "foremothers" of the struggle for women's equality.
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