Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Giving woman all the opportunities for higher education

Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of the committee: We have been speaking before Committees of the Judiciary for the last twenty…

The Destructive Male

I urge a sixteenth amendment, because ‘manhood suffrage,’ or a man’s government, is civil, religious, and social disorganization. The male…

The Rights of Married Women

To the Legislature of the State of New York: “The thinking minds of all nations call…

Temperance and Women’s Rights speech

A little more than one year ago, in this same hall, we formed the first Woman’s State Temperance Society. We…