Elizabeth Cady Stanton


Elizabeth Cady Stanton born Johnstown, NY November 12, 1815 (d. 1902). Suffragist; abolitionist; co-founder of Seneca Falls Convention, 1848.


"The evils of bad government fall ever most heavily on the mothers of the race, who, however wise and far-seeing, have no voice in its administration, no power to protect themselves and their children against a male dynasty of violence and force." (Hist. Woman Suffrage II:87; photo Freethought Almanac)