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    The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 The Seneca Falls convention marked the first time in American history‚ where in an organized public setting‚ attention was brought onto the injustices women had endured for years. Women had been painstakingly succumbed to degradations for centuries and this convention‚ held in upstate New York‚ would bring them together to form a cause for their overall freedom from man’s idea of who they should be. The Declaration of Rights and Sentiments‚ written by Elizabeth

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    The Ladies of Seneca Falls and Otherwise “We hold these truths to be self-evident‚ that all men are created equal‚” -- Thomas Jefferson‚ The Declaration of Independence‚1776 “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal;” -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton‚ The Declaration of Sentiments‚ 1848 Two largely parallel quotes from America’s history‚ yet only the first one is recognizable to most. That alone accentuates the plight of equal rights‚ although both quotes helped

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    The Seneca Falls Declaration was written in 1848 at a convention in Seneca Falls New York. Two Quaker women‚ Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton‚ organized the convention. The idea for the convention came about when Mott was denied a seat at an international antislavery meeting in London. The convention was comprised of 240 people‚ 40 of whom were men. The Seneca Falls Declaration was modeled after the Declaration of Independence. The Deceleration of Seneca Falls has an introduction that

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    Standing before a crowd packed into Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls‚ New York‚ thirty-two-year-old Elizabeth Cady Stanton proclaimed: “We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men and women are created equal.” The intent of her statement was clear – to give new meaning to Jefferson’s often quoted phrase from the Declaration of Independence. Using Jefferson’s document as a model‚ Stanton created and presented the “Declaration of Sentiments‚” a document that became the grand movement for

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    Text Analysis - "The Declaration of Sentiments‚ Seneca Falls Convention‚ 1848" The Declaration of Sentiments‚ Seneca Falls Convention‚ 1848 is a declaration of independence written by women of the convention who wanted to demand equality for women in the United States. This document states the feelings of women who at this time had no legal rights in our country. The right to own property‚ vote‚ earn wages‚ own business‚ own land and other rights were beyond their reach. Women of this time

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    I am writing a compare and contrast essay on two different stories. One is the “Letter to John Adams” and the second story is from the “Declaration of Sentiments of the Seneca Falls Woman’s Rights Convention”. First‚ both stories are about independence‚ women‚ and men. In “Letter to John Adams”‚ they say that if particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies‚ they will be much determined to foment a Rebellion. They say not to put unlimited power into the hands of Husbands‚ and they say

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    The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was the first spark to women’s rights movements in Antebellum America. Without this meeting‚ life for women today could be entirely different. Rights that seem obligatory to women today‚ like being able to vote‚ and occupational diversity for women. Women such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Coffin Mott helped to kickstart the innovative ideas produced before and through the convention. The Wesleyan Methodist Church in Seneca Falls was the site of the

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    This is an excellent book to read. The Myth of Seneca Falls tells the story about the memory of the woman suffrage movement. Lisa Tetrault discusses how Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton are the famed founders of the women’s movement. Not only does Tetrault briefly tell her readers about the real story of Seneca Falls‚ New York in 1848‚ she provides her readers with a narrative built on research. Readers become familiar with the story that spanned from the 1840s through the end of the century

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    Columbus to Galileo to Martin Luther King‚ we have seen how disobedience has changed societies and formed the platform for future advancement. This social progress can be seen in the arts and music with Beethoven‚ to political change in the Seneca falls convention. Ludwig Van Beethoven was a German composer during the late 18th century to the early 19th century that through his rebellion‚ he opened a door to a new perspective in music. He has been regarded as one of the greatest composers of his time;

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    November 20‚ 2013 The Seneca Falls Convention Throughout history women were not treated the same rights as men. Women were thought of as property‚ wives and mothers. People believed that women were inferior to men. Women could not own property and most of their education consisted of learning how to run a home. Men thought that they were more intelligent than women therefore‚ they didn’t think a woman could hold political office or vote. Men also thought women should not be involved in

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