Elizabeth Cady Argumentative Essay

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a part of the women’s Suffrage. She was also a Women’s Rights Activist and an abolitionist. Elizabeth was born to Mr and Ms. Cady on November 12. 1815. Her father was a law maker. Being with him at work, she wondered why women didn’t have the same rights as men. She went to school and got a great education. Elizabeth got grades as high as the boys in her class. She finished school when she was 15. After finishing school she wanted to go to college but her dad told her no because girls were denied to higher education. He finally let her go to college. She went to Troy Female Seminary, a college for girls who still wanted to continue in school. Smith, Elizabeth’s cousin was an abolitionist who worked slaves…show more content…
Henry was often away from home leaving Elizabeth to care for the house and several children they had together. Elizabeth loved her children and their company but missed her friends and family. About a year later she met back up with her friend Lucretia Mott. They and several other women talked about women’s rights. The women all understood how badly women needed more rights. Elizabeth and her friends planned a Women’s Rights Convection in Seneca Falls. Elizabeth and her friends wrote all the rights that they believed women needed. They made a list called the Declaration of Sentiments. Elizabeth thought voting was the most important right for women. On July 19, about 300 people met in the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York for the convection. Elizabeth read the Declaration of Sentiments. One line that Elizabeth read from the Declaration of Sentiments was “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equally”. Some thought that women having certain rights were a little too much. Men believed a women’s job and right was to stay at home tending to the children and house. In 1848, Elizabeth won her first victory. New York states passed a law saying that married women were allowed to own
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