1815 - 1902
Early feminist firebrand.
After graduating from seminary, Ms. Stanton became active in the abolitionist cause, and challenged beliefs that women could not hold leadership roles in the movement. Helped to organize the historic womens rights convention in Seneca Falls, NY in 1848. After becoming affiliated with Susan B. Anthony in 1851, they went on to create the National Womens Suffrage Association.
A progenitor of modern equal rights activism, Ms. Stanton challenged the established religious, social and legal oppression of women. She is also the spiritual mother to generations of feminist terrorists.