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November 12, 1815: Elizabeth Cady Stanton is Born
On this day in 1815, abolitionist and women’s rights leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York. In the early 1850s, Stanton and Susan B. Anthony developed a deep friendship and common goal to change women’s rights.  During the Civil War, Stanton and Anthony formed the Women’s Loyal National League, the first national women’s political organization.
For more on these exceptional women, dive deep into Ken Burns’s interactive guide of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.Photo: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, seated, and Susan B. Anthony between 1880 and 1902. Library of Congress

pbsthisdayinhistory:

November 12, 1815: Elizabeth Cady Stanton is Born

On this day in 1815, abolitionist and women’s rights leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York.

In the early 1850s, Stanton and Susan B. Anthony developed a deep friendship and common goal to change women’s rights.  During the Civil War, Stanton and Anthony formed the Women’s Loyal National League, the first national women’s political organization.

For more on these exceptional women, dive deep into Ken Burns’s interactive guide of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.

Photo: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, seated, and Susan B. Anthony between 1880 and 1902. Library of Congress

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