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Children's LiteratureElizabeth Cady Stanton was a forceful and controversial woman who offended some people with her strong views. She firmly believed that every woman should have the right to vote. She argued, "No just government can be formed without the consent of the governed." She dedicated most of her life to writing, traveling, and speaking about the need for women's rights. Stanton developed a close bond with Susan B. Anthony and together they formed many initiatives that began the women's movement. Sadly, Stanton did not live to see the passing of the 19th amendment that granted women the right to vote. This is the compelling story of a women consumed by the views that she so fervently held. This text is a complete biography detailing Stanton's life from birth to death. The appendix is thorough and includes a time line that indicates important world events as it chronicles significant achievements in Stanton's life. This title is part of the "Signature Lives" series. 2006, Compass Point Books, Ages 10 up.