Address on Woman’s Rights

by

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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Isabella of Spain Character Analysis

Isabella I was Queen of Castile, Spain from 1474–1479 and Queen of Aragon, Spain from 1479 until her death in 1504. She and her husband Ferdinand II were known as the Catholic Monarchs. An efficient but ruthless ruler, Isabella oversaw the conversion of Spanish’s Jewish and Islamic populations and the financing of Christopher Columbus’s 1492 sea voyage to discover the New World.
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Isabella of Spain Character Timeline in Address on Woman’s Rights

The timeline below shows where the character Isabella of Spain appears in Address on Woman’s Rights. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...more good queens than good kings. Monarchs like Margaret of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden and Isabella of Spain have done much more for their countries than any man has. Women are... (full context)
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...have steered the course of history by influencing the men around them. And it was Isabella, after all, who urged Christopher Columbus to sail to America. The public prejudice against women... (full context)