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November 12, 1815: Elizabeth Cady Stanton is Born On this day in 1815, abolitionist and women’s rights leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York. In the early 1850s, Stanton and Susan B. Anthony developed a deep friendship and common goal to change women’s rights. During the Civil War, Stanton and Anthony formed the Women’s Loyal National League, the first national women’s political organizatio
Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque or obituaries mention her greatest discovery…Everyone knows Charles Darwin discovered evolution and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.
Mary Harris Jones (Mother Jones).. The Most Dangerous Woman in American.. [she was denounced on the floor of the United States Senate as the "grandmother of all agitators," she replied: "I hope to live long enough to be the great-grandmother of all agitators."]