Elizabeth Cady Staton
Description of the Movement
The late 1800s was a time when women began to increasingly demand rights. There were several leading women including Elizabeth Cady Staton, Susan B. Anthony, and and Lucretia Mott. Along with Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Staton held the famous Seneca Falls Convention where the "Declaration of Sentiments" was written and the preposition of the women's right to vote.
Seneca Falls Convention
The Woman's Bible
The Woman's Bible created a protest among the religious as well as those involved in the in the woman suffrage movement.
Elizabeth Cady Staton and Susan B. Anthony
During the Civil War Staton worked with Susan B. Anthony in the abolition of slavery.
National American Women Suffrage Association
Staton and Anthony formed the National Women Suffrage Association in 1869. Staton served as the first president until 1890. They then merged with another suffrage group to form the National American Woman Suffrage Association where Staton was president for 2 years.