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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 – 1902) joined the causes of temperance and abolition as a young woman, and this led to her pursuit of equal rights. She held a Woman’s Rights Convention in 1848 at Seneca Falls, NY, to address the inequalities faced by women and wrote the opening statement which called for equal rights.
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