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Meet Amazing Americans Activists & Reformers Elizabeth Cady Stanton
 
Declaration of Sentiments.
Stanton's "Declaration of Rights and Sentiments"

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Women's Rights
In 1840, Elizabeth Cady Stanton attended the World Antislavery Convention in London with Lucretia Mott, an outspoken Quaker abolitionist (someone who opposed slavery), and some other women representatives. She believed that the laws that treated women differently than men needed to be reformed. Stanton drafted a "Declaration of Rights and Sentiments," which she modeled after the Declaration of Independence. In the document, she called for moral, economic, and political equality for women. In 1848, she presented the document at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York. Whom do you think stood by Stanton and supported women in their fight for equality?
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