On this day, November 12th, 1815, Elizabeth Cady Stanton is born in New York, New York. Stanton would go on to play an influential role in the suffrage movement. She traveled the country giving speeches as well as speaking in front of Congress several times on the issue. Stanton and Susan B. Anthony worked side by side to help the next generation of suffragettes reach their goal.
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