The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women’s rights convention in American history. In July of 1848, hundreds of women gathered in Seneca Falls, NY to kick off the convention, which eventually led to the Suffrage Movement. It began, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton reading through the Declaration of Sentiments for all the attendees to deliberate.

The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women’s rights convention in American history. In July of 1848, hundreds of women gathered in Seneca Falls, NY to kick off the convention, which eventually led to the Suffrage Movement. It began, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton reading through the Declaration of Sentiments for all the attendees to deliberate.

"To guide our own craft, we must be captain, pilot, engineer; with chart and compass to stand at the wheel; to match the wind and waves and know when to take in the sail, and to read the signs in the firmament over all." ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Solitude of Self

"To guide our own craft, we must be captain, pilot, engineer; with chart and compass to stand at the wheel; to match the wind and waves and know when to take in the sail, and to read the signs in the firmament over all." ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Solitude of Self

Haudenosaunee Women, Women’s March.       It is no coincidence that the women’s rights movement had its first meeting at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. Non-Native women who lead the women’s rights movement then, like Elizabeth Cody Stanton and Lucretia Mott, were heavily influenced by the power Haudenosaunee women held. It made them realize that they did not have to accept subservient roles to men.

Haudenosaunee Women, Women’s March. It is no coincidence that the women’s rights movement had its first meeting at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. Non-Native women who lead the women’s rights movement then, like Elizabeth Cody Stanton and Lucretia Mott, were heavily influenced by the power Haudenosaunee women held. It made them realize that they did not have to accept subservient roles to men.

Let me suggest, then, that the opening Chapter go farther back than 1848. From the time of the first Convention on Women-in New York 1837-the battle began."--Lucretia Mott, to Elizabeth Cady Stanton A decade prior to the Seneca Falls Convention, black and white women joined together at the 1837 Anti-Slavery Convention in the first instance of political organizing by American women, for American women.

Let me suggest, then, that the opening Chapter go farther back than 1848. From the time of the first Convention on Women-in New York 1837-the battle began."--Lucretia Mott, to Elizabeth Cady Stanton A decade prior to the Seneca Falls Convention, black and white women joined together at the 1837 Anti-Slavery Convention in the first instance of political organizing by American women, for American women.

Only One Woman Who Was at the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention Lived to See Women Win the Vote

Only One Woman Who Was at the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention Lived to See Women Win the Vote

July 19,  1848: FIRST US WOMEN'S RIGHTS CONVENTION IS HELD  -    First US women's rights convention, organised by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott with almost 200 women in attendance, is held in Seneca Falls, NY.

July 19, 1848: FIRST US WOMEN'S RIGHTS CONVENTION IS HELD - First US women's rights convention, organised by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott with almost 200 women in attendance, is held in Seneca Falls, NY.

In 1848, 100 of the 300 delegates in attendance at the Seneca Falls, New York Convention ratified The Declaration of Sentiments, a clear statement to the world of the grievances suffered by women and a commitment that "we shall use every instrumentality within our power to effect our object" [equal rights for women]. Frederick Douglass attended and helped support the Declaration's passage. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, along with Lucretia Coffin Mott and Martha Coffin Wright, were credited with…

In 1848, 100 of the 300 delegates in attendance at the Seneca Falls, New York Convention ratified The Declaration of Sentiments, a clear statement to the world of the grievances suffered by women and a commitment that "we shall use every instrumentality within our power to effect our object" [equal rights for women]. Frederick Douglass attended and helped support the Declaration's passage. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, along with Lucretia Coffin Mott and Martha Coffin Wright, were credited with…

Les 19 et 20 juillet 1848 à Seneca Falls (New York), se tient la première convention pour les droits des femmes à se dérouler aux États-Unis. On y élabore la Déclaration de sentiments, qui affirme le droit pour les femmes d'accéder au statut plein et entier de citoyenne des États-Unis d'Amérique et qui sera plus tard considéré comme l'acte fondateur du mouvement féministe américain.

Les 19 et 20 juillet 1848 à Seneca Falls (New York), se tient la première convention pour les droits des femmes à se dérouler aux États-Unis. On y élabore la Déclaration de sentiments, qui affirme le droit pour les femmes d'accéder au statut plein et entier de citoyenne des États-Unis d'Amérique et qui sera plus tard considéré comme l'acte fondateur du mouvement féministe américain.

5 Things You May Not Know About the Seneca Falls Convention | HuffPost

5 Things You May Not Know About the Seneca Falls Convention | HuffPost

Lucretia Mott, a Quaker active in the anti-slavery movement, also advocated women's rights and helped initiate the 1848 Seneca Falls Woman's Rights Convention.

Lucretia Mott Pictures

Lucretia Mott, a Quaker active in the anti-slavery movement, also advocated women's rights and helped initiate the 1848 Seneca Falls Woman's Rights Convention.

Short biography on Elizabeth Cady Stanton, focusing on her early experiences as a progressive woman during the 1840s, her relationship with Lucretia Mott, and her participation in the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848. Special attention is given to her role in writing the Declaration of Sentiments.    Included are a series of questions based on the biography.

Biography: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Short biography on Elizabeth Cady Stanton, focusing on her early experiences as a progressive woman during the 1840s, her relationship with Lucretia Mott, and her participation in the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848. Special attention is given to her role in writing the Declaration of Sentiments. Included are a series of questions based on the biography.

19th July - On this day: Amelia Bloomer attended the first women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York 1848   (Source: Castelli 2017 corporate diary/2017 diaries feature facts every day)

19th July - On this day: Amelia Bloomer attended the first women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York 1848 (Source: Castelli 2017 corporate diary/2017 diaries feature facts every day)

Seneca Falls Convention, July 19-20, 1848  Suffragettes and some male politicians gathered to discuss women's civil liberties and kicked off the women's rights movement.

Seneca Falls Convention, July 19-20, 1848 Suffragettes and some male politicians gathered to discuss women's civil liberties and kicked off the women's rights movement.

Stanton, thirty-two years old at the time of the Seneca Falls Convention, grew gray in the cause. In 1851 she met temperance worker Susan B. Anthony, and shortly the two would be joined in the long struggle to secure the vote for women. When national victory came in 1920, seventy-two years after the first organized demand in 1848, only one signer of the Seneca Falls Declaration-Charlotte Woodward, a young worker in a glove manufactory -had lived long enough to cast her ballot.

Stanton, thirty-two years old at the time of the Seneca Falls Convention, grew gray in the cause. In 1851 she met temperance worker Susan B. Anthony, and shortly the two would be joined in the long struggle to secure the vote for women. When national victory came in 1920, seventy-two years after the first organized demand in 1848, only one signer of the Seneca Falls Declaration-Charlotte Woodward, a young worker in a glove manufactory -had lived long enough to cast her ballot.

Seneca Falls Convention - Women, Stanton, Rights, and Mott - JRank Articles

Seneca Falls Convention - Women, Stanton, Rights, and Mott - JRank Articles

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