“We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men and women are created equal.” -Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1848

In the Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first Woman’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton expanded the vision of the founding fathers, declaring that all men and women are created equal.

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April Young Bennett

April Young Bennett is the author of the Ask a Suffragist book series, host of the Religious Feminism Podcast and a writer for the Exponent II. For more information about April, see aprilyoungb.com

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"We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men and women are created equal." -Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1848