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  • US History Ch 15.5

    1. 1. U.S. History Chapter 15: New Movements in America Section 5: Women’s Rights
    2. 2. The Influence of Abolition Angelina Grimke Sarah Grimke Sojourner Truth <ul><li>Women criticized for public roles in abolition movement </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Influence of Abolition <ul><li>Sarah Grimke : argued that women should receive equal education and pay </li></ul>Sarah Grimke
    4. 4. The Influence of Abolition <ul><li>Sojourner Truth: powerful speaker for abolition and women’s rights </li></ul>Sojourner Truth
    5. 5. “ That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helps me into carriages or over mud puddles, or gives me any best place…Look at me! I have ploughed and planted and…no man could head me. And ain’t I a woman?” --Sojourner Truth
    6. 6. Women’s Rights <ul><li>Women’s rights movement gains ground in abolition & reform efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Women take advantage of education opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Better organize </li></ul>
    7. 7. Women’s Rights <ul><li>Lacked right to vote </li></ul><ul><li>Little or no control over property </li></ul><ul><li>Women should work for change within families </li></ul><ul><li>Women “need” men </li></ul>
    8. 8. Seneca Falls Convention <ul><li>1840: Elizabeth Cady attends World’s Anti-Slavery Convention in London while on her honey moon </li></ul><ul><li>Women not permitted to participate </li></ul><ul><li>Sat behind curtain </li></ul>Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    9. 9. Seneca Falls Convention <ul><li>Meets Lucretia Mott at convention </li></ul><ul><li>Mott & Stanton decide to hold their own convention </li></ul>Lucretia Mott
    10. 10. Seneca Falls Convention <ul><li>Seneca Falls Convention —convention organized by Elizabeth Stanton & Lucretia Mott that launched the organized women’s rights movement </li></ul>
    11. 11. Seneca Falls Convention <ul><li>Declaration of Sentiments —a woman’s rights document molded on the Declaration of Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Pg 478 </li></ul>
    12. 14. The Continuing Struggle Lucy Stone Susan B. Antony <ul><li>Lucy Stone & Susan B. Anthony became important leaders of the women’s movement after the Seneca Falls Convention </li></ul>
    13. 15. The Continuing Struggle <ul><li>Susan B. Anthony </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single woman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equal pay, enter male professions </li></ul></ul>Susan B. Anthony
    14. 16. The Continuing Struggle <ul><li>Susan B. Anthony </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women’s property rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized petition drive in NY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1860: NY gave married women ownership of their wages and property </li></ul>

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