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CHAPTER 14:
New Movements in
AmericaSection 5:
Women’s Rights
WOMEN IN THE
1800’S Few educational
opportunities
 Limited job opportunities
 Not paid equally
 Few property rights
(m...
1800’s
Women
THE WOMEN’S
RIGHTS MOVEMENT
STARTS
 Women fought in the
temperance & abolitionist
movements
• Began to realize that they
...
SENECA FALLS
CONVENTION
 Seneca Falls Convention –
The first public meeting about
women’s rights held in the U.S.
• 1848 ...
SENECA FALLS
CONVENTION
• Organized by Elizabeth Cady
Stanton and Lucretia Mott
SENECA FALLS
CONVENTION
 They wrote the
Declaration of
Sentiments –
Detailed beliefs
about social injustice
towards women...
OTHER LEADERS
 Lucy Stone
 Susan B. Anthony
OPPOSING WOMEN’S
RIGHTS
 Many opposed women’s
rights
 They felt that women:
• Should stay in the home
• Would neglect th...
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  1. 1. CHAPTER 14: New Movements in AmericaSection 5: Women’s Rights
  2. 2. WOMEN IN THE 1800’S Few educational opportunities  Limited job opportunities  Not paid equally  Few property rights (marriage)  Could not serve on juries  Could not vote (suffrage)
  3. 3. 1800’s Women
  4. 4. THE WOMEN’S RIGHTS MOVEMENT STARTS  Women fought in the temperance & abolitionist movements • Began to realize that they needed to fight for their own rights too
  5. 5. SENECA FALLS CONVENTION  Seneca Falls Convention – The first public meeting about women’s rights held in the U.S. • 1848 in Seneca Falls, NY
  6. 6. SENECA FALLS CONVENTION • Organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott
  7. 7. SENECA FALLS CONVENTION  They wrote the Declaration of Sentiments – Detailed beliefs about social injustice towards women • Used the Dec. of Ind. as their guide
  8. 8. OTHER LEADERS  Lucy Stone  Susan B. Anthony
  9. 9. OPPOSING WOMEN’S RIGHTS  Many opposed women’s rights  They felt that women: • Should stay in the home • Would neglect their children • Needed men to protect them

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