Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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"Elizabeth Cady Stanton" was an American social activist, Abolitionism in the United States/abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the Seneca Falls Convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls (village), New York/Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movements in the United States.Though it is popularly known as the first-ever women's rights convention, the Seneca Falls Convention was preceded by the Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women in 1837 held in New York City, at which women's rights issues were debated, especially African-American women's rights. In June 1848, two male-organized conventions discussed the rights of women: The Conference of Badasht in Persia, at which Táhirih advocated women's rights and took off her veil; and the National Liberty Party (1840s)/Liberty Party Convention in New York at which presidential candidate Gerrit Smith established a party plank of women's suffrage.

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