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United States History: 1789-1865: Women's Rights Convention

Here are narratives and other works that describe events beginning with the Constitutional Convention through the Civil War.for the A303 History class

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the co-organizer of the Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY.

Lucretia Mott

Lucretia Mott was a co-organizer of the Women's Rights Convention.

Women's Rights Convention/Declaration of Sentiments

The first women's rights convention was held in Seneca Falls, NY.  The Reformatory column in The Liberator, a newspaper, dated September 15, 1848, recorded the Proceedings of the Women's Rights Convention.  At that time, the Declaration of Sentiments was read and adopted and printed.


All Men and Women Are Created Equal

PICTURE: The First Women's Rights Convention