Elizabeth Cady Stanton by RVPresentation Transcript
Elizabeth Cady Stanton By Rebekah Vielehr
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born on November 12, 1815 in Johnstown, New York. At the age of 13 sheoverheard herfather telling a young widow with seven children, she would have to leave her home because it was illegal for women to own property! This was the beginning of her outrage Concerning women’s rights!
Early Life Her father was a lawyer who wanted a boy. She wanted to do well in school. She had a wealthy family and had eleven brothers and sisters but they all died when they were babies except for Elizabeth and one of her brothers.
Education Elizabeth went to Johnstown academy where studied Greek and Mathematics until she was 16 years old. Then she attended The Emma Willard school in 1830. This was a women’s seminary.
Adult Life/Career Elizabeth was married to Harry Stanton, an abolitionist, for 46 years and had 7 children. Sheled the fight for women’s right to vote with my battle-cry ``Have it, we must. Use it, we will.”
Accomplishments On July 19th 1848 She gathered hundreds of women at a church in Seneca Falls New York, for the first rally for women's suffrage. Along with herfriend Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth started the National Women Suffrage Association which she served as president for 21 years.
Impact on the World I changed the lives of many women forever with my fight for girls in sports, women’s right to own property, and receive free public co-education I also impacted abolition laws, equal wages for women, and reformed divorce laws.
Date and cause of death Sadly Elizabeth Caddy Stanton died on October 26th 1902. Although she never lived to see women being able to vote, she changed the course of history forever! And women finally got that right onAugust 26, 1920.