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Running head: SENECA FALLS CONVENTION 1 Seneca Falls Convention Institution Affiliation Date
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SENECA FALLS CONVENTION 2 Introduction Facts have it that a lot of people have little knowledge as to what was the Seneca Falls Convention. To the few who believe to have incite on the subject matter about the happenings that took place during this period also lack some important information. Seneca Falls convention was also known from the beginning as the woman’s rights convention. It fought for the civil, social and religious rights for women. These happenings are believed to have taken place at a meeting held in Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls which is in New York city in the year 1848, July 19 to 20. It is also believed that this movement forfeited the rights for women to participate in elections and vote, seven decades later. Due to scarce publicity, the attendance recorded that the area residents were the only ones who attended that meeting. This happened on the first day and only the women showed up while the men were allowed to attend on the second day. The Organizers of the Seneca Convention Movement The five ladies who sorted out the Seneca Falls Convention were likewise dynamic in the abolitionist development, which required the liberation of slaves and the finish of racial segregation. They included: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a main ladies' rights advocate who was a driving coordinator of the Seneca Falls Convention. Stanton previously moved toward becoming put resources into ladies' rights in the wake of conversing with her dad, a law educator, and his understudies. She learned at Troy Female Seminary and chipped away at ladies' property rights change in the mid-1840s. Lucretia Mott, a Quaker minister from Philadelphia, who was known for her abolitionist subjection, ladies' rights, and religious change activism. Mary M'Clintock, the little girl of Quaker abolitionist subjection, balance and ladies' rights activists. In 1833, M'Clintock and Mott sorted out the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society. At the Seneca Falls Convention, M'Clintock was elected secretary. Furthermore, being a deeply rooted advocate
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SENECA FALLS CONVENTION 3 of ladies' rights, she was an abolitionist who ran a station on the Underground Railroad from her Auburn, New York, home. Jane Hunt, another Quaker lobbyist, was an individual from M'Clintock's more distant family through marriage[ CITATION Sal09 \l 1033 ]. Stanton and Mott initially met in London in 1840, where they were going to the World Anti-Slavery Convention with their spouses. At the point when the tradition prohibited ladies assigns exclusively dependent on their sex, the pair set out to hold a ladies' rights tradition. Back in the United States, ladies' rights reformers had just started fighting for ladies' rights to stand up on good and political issues starting during the 1830s. Around a similar time in New York, where Stanton lived, lawful reformers had been examining correspondence and testing state laws disallowing wedded ladies from owning property. By 1848, meet rights for ladies was a
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