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...ed for the retaining women 's individualism during marriage as well as a married woman 's right to property, wages, and her right to leave an abusive marriage. During the war, the conventions ceased, and Stanton along with Susan B Anthony, focused on abolition, petitioning 40,000 signatures to end slavery and forming the American Equal Rights Association. Following the war and the ratification of the 15th amendment, which only eliminated voting discrimination based on race and class only, Stanton directed her attention to universal suffrage instead. Between 1869 to 1890, Stanton and Anthony submitted a new suffrage bill annually, only to be shot down each time. Leading to Stanton and Anthony’s deaths, in their final attempt towards suffrage, they lobbied alongside the National American Woman Suffrage Association for women 's suffrage in Colorado, Utah and Idaho.
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