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Originally known as the Woman’s Rights Convention, the Seneca Falls Convention fought for the social, civil .

Originally known as the Woman’s Rights Convention, the Seneca Falls Convention fought for the social, civil and religious rights of women. The meeting was held from July 19 to 20, 1848 at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York. After 72 years of organized struggle, all American women finally achieved the same rights as men at the polling box when, in 1920, women won the right to vote with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the . Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions.

The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women's rights convention. It advertised itself as "a convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman". Held in the Wesleyan Chapel of the town of Seneca Falls, New York, it spanned two days over July 19–20, 1848. Attracting widespread attention, it was soon followed by other women's rights conventions, including the Rochester Women's Rights Convention in Rochester, New York, two weeks later.

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Following the Seneca Falls Convention, many national woman’s rights conventions were held annually throughout the .

Following the Seneca Falls Convention, many national woman’s rights conventions were held annually throughout the United States with many focusing on women’s suffrage. Serving as its first President, Stanton founded the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) in 1869 along with Susan B. Anthony. This landmark victory changed American women’s lives forever and later ushered in new waves of feminism focused on a wide range of issues including reproductive rights, sexuality, family, the workplace, immigration, and gender equality. A Seneca Falls Convention commemorative stamp was issued in 1948.

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The roots of the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention, the first women's rights .

The roots of the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention, the first women's rights convention in history, go back to 1840, when Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were attending the World's Anti-Slavery Convention in London as delegates, as were their husbands. The credentials committee ruled that women were "constitutionally unfit for public and business meetings. The morning didn't begin auspiciously: when those who had organized the Seneca Falls event arrived at the meeting place, Wesleyan Chapel, they found that the door was locked, and none of them had a key. A nephew of Elizabeth Cady Stanton climbed in a window and opened the door.

Seneca Falls Convention, assembly held on July 19–20, 1848, at Seneca Falls, New York, that launched the woman suffrage movement in the United States. Seneca Falls was the home of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who, along with Lucretia Mott, conceived and directed the convention. The two feminist leaders. Our Roll of Honor, signatures to the Declaration of Sentiments (1848). Library of Congress, Washington, . At the 1848 convention Stanton read the Declaration of Sentiments, a statement of grievances and demands patterned closely after the Declaration of Independence. It called upon women to organize and to petition for their rights.

Seneca Falls Convention summary: The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women’s rights convention in the United States

Seneca Falls Convention summary: The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women’s rights convention in the United States. It was organized by a handful of women who were active in the abolition and temperance movements and held July 19–20, 1848, in Seneca Falls, New York. Intended to call attention to unfair treatment of women, the convention was attended by about 300 people, including about 40 men. An Idea Is Sparked in London. Two of the convention’s organizers, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, met at the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London in 1840.

History and major events of the women's rights movement, including women's rights convention . This timeline covers the years of 1848 to 1920, which includes the famed women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, .

History and major events of the women's rights movement, including women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, NY, passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution, and more. the formation of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and the passage of the nineteenth amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. 1848–1899,. 1900–1920,.

Discusses the 1848 convention held in Seneca Falls, New York, to promulgate women's rights in the United States, and provides an overview of those rights both before and after that convention.
The Seneca Falls: Women's Rights Convention (Landmark Events in American History) download epub
History
Author: Dale Anderson
ISBN: 083685389X
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: History
Language: English
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Pub Secondary Lib (January 1, 2004)