SG_Declaration.Stanton

SG_Declaration.Stant - the franchise is the “first right” of citizenship Are they correct What according to the Seneca Falls Declaration does

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Study Guide Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions at the Seneca Falls Convention Elizabeth Cady Stanton, (1848) 1.Compare and contrast the language and content of Seneca Falls Declaration and that of the Declaration of Independence. What happens to the ideas of the Declaration of Independence when they are applied to women? Do they change in any way? 2.The Seneca Falls Declaration states, “Having deprived her of this fist right of a citizen, the elective franchise, thereby leaving her without representation in the halls of legislation, he has oppressed her on all sides.” Why do you think the authors of the Seneca Falls Declaration believe that
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Unformatted text preview: the franchise is the “first right” of citizenship? Are they correct? What, according to the Seneca Falls Declaration, does the franchise do? Are they correct? 3.How do the grievances cited in the Seneca Falls Declaration compare with those of the Declaration of Independence? 4.Do you think the grievances cited in the Seneca Falls Declaration could be resolved through women getting the vote? Through politics? 5.To what kinds of authority does the Declaration of Independence make as appeals? What about the Seneca Falls Declaration? what is significant about these differences? 6.Is there such a thing as women’s grievances?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course CORC 1130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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