Elizabeth Cady Stanton

By Akasha Bastian

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Elizabeth Cady Staton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Introduction- My Abolitionist is Elizabeth Cady Stanton. A famous quote that she said is “The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.” A friend of hers was Susan B. Anthony. A thing she did in her free time was write. She was an author and a illustrator.

Childhood: "Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born on November 12,1815 in Johnstown,New York. She had 10 brothers and sisters all together. She was 8th of the 10 children. She went to school at Emma Willard Elementary. She was a daughter of a lawyer, a judge, and a congressman it was her dad."

Growing up :"In 1840 she married a reformer named Henry Stanton .Later on they had 7 children. She wrote many of Susan B. Anthony's speeches. She was a theorist and a writer with Susan B. Anthony. She was also the first woman to run for congress."

What she did: "She did a lot of great things. She was one of the first America's Women's Right people. She was a leader in the fight for women's rights. She was also the president of the National Woman Suffrage Association. Then she organized The Women's Right Convention."

Conclusion- Before she died she traveled and gave speeches. One of them was “The Solitude Of Self”in 1892. She also wrote an autobiography. She died on October 26,1902. That is her life story.


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