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Draft of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's The Woman's Bible.
Stanton's draft of The Woman's Bible

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Women's Rights
Frederick Douglass, a former slave and abolitionist leader, stood with Elizabeth Cady Stanton at the Seneca Falls Convention and argued for women's right to vote. One hundred people signed the "Declaration of Rights and Sentiments." The Declaration wasn't just about women getting the right to vote. In it and throughout her life, Stanton argued for women's rights to higher education, to professional life, to the ownership of property, and to obtain a divorce. She wrote The Woman's Bible in which she criticized the treatment of women in the Old Testament. Nowadays women in this country have almost all the same opportunities as men, or do they?
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