Seneca Falls Convention Essay Argument

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The final session of the Seneca Falls Convention began at seven o’clock with the reading of the minutes of the rest of the convention. Elizabeth Cady Stanton gave a speach against accusations of the ¨Lords of Creation,” followed by Thomas M´Clintock reading parts of Blackstone, accentuating women serving men. Lucretia Mott then read a new resolution ¨Resolved, That the speedy success of our cause depends upon the zealous and untiring efforts of both men and women, for the overthrow of the monopoly of the pulpit, and for the securing to woman an equal participation with men in the various trades, professions, and commerce,¨ which was adopted, and M. A. M’Clintock Jr. gave a short but impressive address which called women to be true to themselves and to God. Frederick Douglass also gave a speech supporting the cause of Women’s Rights. Mott then gave an hour long appeal, and M. A. M'Clintock, E. N. Foote, Amy Post, E. W. M'Clintock, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were chosen to prepare for the publication of the convention the next day, ending the Seneca Falls Convention.
The Declaration of Sentiments clearly stated the rights denied to women, and how unfair it was that men get to exercise rights. Some of these rights included the right to own
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Anthony, in a quest for women’s rights. A negative short term social impact occurred when some of the women who signed the Declaration of Sentiments asked that their names be removed because of the personal conflict they feared following the convention. However, because of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s actions at the Seneca Falls Convention, many women, as well as men, were inspired to join the Women’s Suffrage movement. One example of how she rallied women is that only a few days later, there was another women’s rights convention in

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