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Created by Students for Women's History Month

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  • 1. The Seneca Falls Declaration
  • 2. 10 Facts about Seneca Falls1. A convention for women to discuss their rights held July 19th and 20th at in Seneca Falls, New York.
  • 3. 2. Women leaders were Lucretia Mott, Maratha C. Wright, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Mary Ann McClintock
  • 4. 3. These women came together to write their own declaration to give women more rights.
  • 5. 4. They created the Declaration of Sentiments modeled after the Declaration of Independence.
  • 6. 5. James Mott and Thomas McClintock were just two of the men that attended the convention.
  • 7. 6. Ansel Bascom discussed a propertybill for married women that just passedthe Legislature in New York.
  • 8. Quotes from the Declaration7. “He has never permitted her to exercise her inalienable right to the elective franchise.”
  • 9. 8. “He allows in church as well as state but a subordinate position claiming optimistic authority for her exclusion from the ministry and with some expectations from many public participation in the affairs of the church.”
  • 10. 9. Woman feel aggravated,oppressed and frequently deprived oftheir most sacred rights, we insist theyhave immediate admission.
  • 11. 10.The women knew there would be misconception, misrepresentation, and ridicule. But they believed they should continue to fight for their rights any way they could.
  • 12. Sourcesp (secondary source)p Declaration of Sentiments (primary source)