Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was a social activist, and a leading figure of the early women’s rights movement in the United States. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was also active in the anti-slavery Abolitionist movement. She was an outspoken supporter, and speech writer, of the 19th century temperance movement. She also addressed other issues including the guardianship of children, reformation of divorce laws, and the economic health of the family. In 1868, Stanton co-founded the women’s rights newsletter The Revolution, and served as co-editor frequently writing contributions.