Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the most influential figures in the U.S. women’s suffrage movement. She co-organized the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, America’s first women’s rights public assembly ever, with the help of Lucretia Mott. Later, Stanton’s efforts were concentrated to on the suffrage movement. She drafted the Nineteenth Amendment with fellow suffragette Susan B. Anthony. After 41 years of women waiting, and the death of Stanton, the amendment was ratified in 1920—all thanks to one determined lady who stuck with the cause from the first meeting to the initial legislation.
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