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The Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions was written on July 19th, 1848 during the Seneca Falls Convention. ... These types of injustices and double standards upset the women of this country so they used their right to assemble at the Seneca Falls Convention. ... The women of Seneca Falls complain about many injustices. ... They spoke of unfair job distribution, education, and religious activities.It cannot be ignored that the majority of the women at the Seneca Falls Convention were Quakers. ... American History: A Survey, Volume 1:to 1877 New York: McGraw-HillCollege, 1999Ceccarelli...
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The demand for the enfranchisement of American women was first seriously formulated at Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. The Seneca Falls Convention was organized by Lucretia Coffin Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton on July 19 and 20, 1848. At this convention, Stanton drafted the Declaration of Sentiments, which was modeled after the Declaration of Independence. ... At this convention 68 women and 32 men passed 12 resolutions with 11 resolutions passing unanimously. ... Two weeks later the convention moved to Rochester, New York and gained broader support for their goals.In the years af...
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The women's suffrage movement began in Seneca Falls, New York during a convention on the rights of women. Seneca Falls was a progressive town but even here, Elizabeth Cady Stanton's call for suffrage was controversial. ... The Seneca Falls Declaration called for an increase in women's rights in these areas, as well as in education for women and the jobs available to them. ... In a speech at a women's rights convention in Ohio, she argued that as a slave, she proved she was just as capable as a man to do hard physical labor, so why wouldn't she be as capable of votin...
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In 1848, a lady by the name of Elizabeth Cady Stanton led the Seneca Falls Convention. This was the first women's rights convention in all of American history. ... The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was the most influential meetings in the history of women's rights. Led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the convention boasted of many ideas that appeared to be "far-fetched" at this point in time. ... Little did they know then, but the Seneca Falls Convention foreshadowed women's right to vote in November of 1920. ...
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Beginning the Move Towards Woman's SuffrageThe very first woman's rights convention was held at Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. ... The people who participated in the Seneca Falls convention shared the same ideals, but differed in their methods and membership. ...
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THE FEMINIST MOVEMENTEnglish 313 March 2000The Feminist MovementIntroduction:I.Summer of 1848 A.The meeting held for women's rights.1.Seneca Falls ,Methodist ChapelB.300 people attended1.They made a Declaration on Sentimentsa. ... On a summer day at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, in Seneca falls about three hundred or more men and women stood there for several hours to hear speeches about women's rights. ... This One lady named Elizabeth Cady Stanton started movement; she was one of the organizers of the women's rights movement Convention at Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. .....
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I traveled to many conventions persuading them to believe what I do. My three attempts of equalizing women's rights, "freeing the women," were a convention at Seneca Falls, fighting with the legislature for our right to vote, and writing my own edition of the Women's Bible. ... This made us call together a women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York. ... I had to act as a leader and write the Seneca Falls declaration of sentiments. ... My three attempts of equalizing women's rights, "freeing the women," were a convention at Seneca Falls, fighting with the legislatu...
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In 1848 approximately twenty women got together to meet and discuss women's suffrage at Seneca Falls. ... Their friendship lead to the Seneca Falls convention. At the convention both of these women helped write the Declaration of Principles. ... Shortly after this convention many other meetings and suffrage groups were put together. ... It was founded May 10th, 1866, during the eleventh national women's right convention. ...
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The Seneca Falls convention marked the start of the women's right movement in America. ... Women's rights activists held conventions, sent out speakers, and published newspapers addressing their concerns. ... The reform movement that began at Seneca Falls did help women gain some ground. ...
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The Progression of Women's Rights in FilmIn 1848 the world's first women's rights convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York. It took over 70 years for women to be granted the right to vote with the nineteenth amendment. During the late 1930's Eleanor Roosevelt revitalized the Women's Rights Mo...
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This was the year of the first women's rights convention, which was held in Seneca Falls, New York. It was not until over 70 yeas later that women were finally given the right to vote when the 19th amendment was completely ratified in 1920.The Seneca Falls convention was called by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott out of their anger with male abolitionists and the patriarchal system that they represented. In 1840, when Stanton and Mott attended the World's Anti-Slavery Convention, the predominately male convention refused to seat female delegates. ... The convention at Sene...
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Seneca FallsSince the beginning of human existence, women have been viewed as inferior to men. ... However, in the book, Ladies of Seneca Falls, Miriam Gurko notes that, "the Women's Movement may have been conceived at this moment in 1840, but its actual birth was delayed for eight years." ... This meeting took place on July 19-20, 1848 at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York. ... DuBois notes that at the Women's Rights Convention of 1851, three years after Seneca Falls, a statement was made, "the right of suffrage for women is, in our opinion the cornerstone of this ent...
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A major event which displayed the women's movement was the Seneca Falls Convention. It was organized in 1848 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Mary Ann McClintock, the Seneca Falls Convention was the first women's rights convention in U.S. history. ... Declaration of Independence as the model for the Declaration of Sentiments that they prepared for the convention (Doc. ... Sojourner Truth was a speaker at the women's rights convention and thereafter, played a leading role in the movement. Her famous words, from an convention where male speakers had labeled women infe...
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The 1848 convention had challenged America to social revolution that would touch every aspect of life. ... Catt also began to work nationally for the National American Woman Suffrage Association, speaking in 1890 at its Washington, D.C., convention. ... She was an organizer of the first national women's rights convention held in Worcester, Mass., in 1850. ... Lucy helped organize the first national women's rights convention in 1850 where her speech converted Susan B. ... In 1848, Elizabeth helped to organize the historic women's rights convention in Seneca Falls and authored its...
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Although they did not follow up their plan until eight years later, the blueprint was laid that would lead directly to the Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls. ... They announced a convention at a local church in Seneca Falls. The convention lasted two days. ... They printed the announcement for the convention in the local paper. ... A debate raged over whether the convention should actually call for the vote of women. ...
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Conventions and revolts were other forms of expressing the abolitionist views. At conventions, famous abolitionists like Frederick Douglass spoke for the cause. ... This prompted Stanton and Mott to hold the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention in 1840, jumpstarting the Women's Suffrage movement of the 19th century. ... Conventions, like the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention, allowed women to speak out, something that was considered unwomanly by the day's standards. ... The Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the Seneca Falls Convention, was written by Elizabe...
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Reform movements are a key characteristic in the antebellum period. Many groups sought to reform and uplift society in many ways, with many ideals in mind. Most of the antebellum reform movements reflected primarily democratic ideals. The statement "Reform movements in the United Stated sought to...
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The Women's Suffrage MovementThe Women's Suffrage Movement was an outgrowth of the general Women's Rights Movement, which began with The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848. The Convention adopted a "Declaration of Principles". ... Elizabeth was well known at the Seneca Falls Convention for an inspiring quote stated, "it is the duty of the women in this country to secure to themselves their sacred right to the franchise." ...
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Then the first Women's Rights Convention was held on July nineteenth and twentieth in 1848. The convention was assembled as planned, and over the two days of discussion, the Declaration of Sentiments and twelve resolutions received agreement and endorsement, one by one, with a few amendments. ... At the convention, debate over the woman's vote was the main concern. Women's Rights Conventions were held on a regular basis from 1850 until the start of the Civil War. ... The women's rights movement of the late nineteenth century went on to address the wide range of issues spell...
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The struggle officially started in 1848, at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York. ... The Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 headed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "stated the injustices suffered by women." ... Anthony did not attend the Seneca Falls Convention, but became good friends with Stanton. ...
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Throughout the years, women have been seen as someone to have children, someone to cook, someone to clean, and someone who does not deserve rights. Because two women, Elizabeth Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, fought for equal rights, women today have an equality that was once thought impossi...
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When asked about Benjamin Franklin or Thomas Jefferson, we can tell you all about them, but when asked about the women of the women's suffrage movement many of us can't tell you a thing about it. The women of this movement were fighting for something they wanted and something they believed they f...
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Women RightsFor the last thirty years or so, women have made a mockery of the right to vote. The day the weaker gender was granted a say in local, state or national affairs was the day men lost control of the country in a moment of weakness. However, they gave up more than the right to vote; they ga...
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(Internet, History Channel)In July 1848, on the initiative of Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the first women's rights convention met at a Wesleyan church chapel in Seneca Falls, New York. ... In 1833 the Mott's helped organize the American Antislavery Society and in 1840 they were delegates to an international antislavery convention in London. ... She became interested early in the temperance and antislavery movements and spent time at the house of an uncle who was an abolitionist, this is how she got involved with the movement.The Convention saw an attendance of between ...
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Education-During the 1820s and 1830s the Education franchise was so big is needed to be expanded. The current schools established were teaching the 3 R's (reading, writing, and arithmetic) and teaching ages 3-8. But they needed more. In 1827 the first high school was made and a bound base curriculum...
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