by Lori D. Ginzberg
Elizabeth Cady Stanton helped organize the world's first women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, N.Y., in 1848, but historian Lori Ginzberg argues that Stanton wasn't necessarily fighting for all women's rights.
July 13, 2011 Elizabeth Cady Stanton is known for helping to launch the American women's rights movement, but she sometimes also got in the way of that cause. Historian Lori Ginzberg says Stanton often prioritized white, middle-class women over others — and that has had a lasting effect.
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