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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.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized woman's rights and woman's suffrage movements in the United States.[

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 –1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized woman's rights and woman's suffrage movements in the United States.

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July 19, 1848: The Seneca Falls Convention for Women's Rights, the first of its kind in the US, began in New York. Organized by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the Convention was attended by approximately 300 men and women and was considered to be the beginning of the Women’s Suffrage Movement.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B Anthony. Thank you ladies for giving us the right to vote.

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On This Day in History, July 19, 1848: The first ever U.S. woman’s rights convention was held in Seneca Falls, NY with almost 200 women in attendance.

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Women’s rights activists Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the Seneca Falls Convention, which started with a reading of the Declaration of Sentiments and Grievances (modeled after the Declaration of Independence). Day 1 of the conference was for women only but Day 2 was open to men as well and Frederick Douglass was among the attendees. | nwhm.org | National Women's History Museum | #WomensHistory #SenecaFalls #ElizabethCadyStanton #LucretiaMott #WomensSuffrage

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Talk about a spirited pair of sisters: Lucretia Mott and Martha Coffin Wright helped organize the Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls in 1848 after they were refused seats at the male-dominated International Anti-Slavery Convention in 1840. The convention was pivotal in initiating the movement for women's suffrage.

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In July of 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott spearheaded the first women's rights convention in American history - The Seneca Falls Convention

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"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