Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Wife, Mother, Revolutionary Thinker

She wrote “The Declaration of Rights and Sentiments,” outlining the ways in which men held women in “absolute tyranny.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, famed women’s rights activist, is most closely associated with advocating the right to vote for women and helping to orchestrate the first women’s rights convention at Seneca Falls, NY in 1848.

Written by Peggy Solic. Narration by Dr. Nicholas B. Breyfogle.

Audio production by Scott Sprague and Paul Kotheimer, College of Arts & Sciences Academic Technology Services. Video production by Laura Seeger and Dr. Nicholas B. Breyfogle. 

We thank the Stanton Foundation for their funding of this and other Origins projects.