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    Woman’s Suffrage In the early 1800’s woman were viewed as second-class citizens. They were not allowed to vote, own property, or pursue an education. Once married, a woman was almost non-existent. A man and woman were considered one according to the law. Married woman were not allowed to own property, collect inheritance, or even considered a guardian to their children. Woman fought for 70 years to change the world’s views about woman and to gain the right to vote. Woman’s Suffrage Movement was a political movement in which woman protested, educated, and lobbied on behalf of all woman to gain equal rights and to be viewed as equal citizens alongside men. Many important women to this cause Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan…

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    Lucretia Mott Speech

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    Hanna woube Lucretia Mott was American feminist and social reformer in the nineteenth century. She was raised by Quaker family, who expected her to become a leading social reformer. Lucretia Mott was a female abolitionist, a women's right activist, and religious reformer. Mott opposed to slavery and want to end slavery in the United States. She supported William Garrison’s ideas about slavery and his American Anti-slavery Society. She fought for women’s right with Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She…

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    Lucretia Mott once said, “There is nothing of greater importance to the well-being of society at large- of man as well as woman- than the true proper position of woman.” To me, this is a very powerful quote, meaning that the woman’s position in society is just as important as a man’s position. In addition to being an abolitionist, these are both beliefs that Lucretia Mott firmly stood behind. On January 3, 1793 on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, a girl named Lucretia Mott was born. She was the…

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    Seneca Falls Convention

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    a group of women involved in the abolition and temperance movements. The main hosts of the event were Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, who were also involved in antislavery movements as well. The reason the convention was held was due to these women who wanted to bring national attention to the unfair treatment and inequalities that all women faced compared to their male counterparts.…

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    Nicole Moorefield Macpherson AP English III September 5, 2017 Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls On July 19, 1848, in Seneca Falls, New York, Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton changed the course of American history forever. Standing before a crowd of almost two hundred women, Stanton read aloud the document she had prepared. The “Declaration of Sentiments and Grievances” or the “Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions” was structurally based on the Declaration of Independence,…

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    The Seneca Falls Convention would have probably never happened if it wasn’t for Lucretia Mott, Martha Wright, Mary McClintock, and Jane Hunt coming into Stanton’s life and supporting her as a leader. Lucretia Mott was one of the main supporters behind Stanton in a convention. It all started when all women were denied a seat at the international London convention due to our gender. That is where Stanton and Mott met. Mott was 47 and Stanton…

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    possibly be experiencing the first woman president be inaugurated into office. Women had to come a long way and a lot had to change in order for the Democratic Nominee, Hillary Clinton, to even consider becoming president one day. The effects of women suffrage led to the start of the powerful feminist movement that changed the way women confronted social standards. Warrren K. Leffler points out, the beginning of women’s suffrage began in 1848 when Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott issued…

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    While the men between 1776 and 1861 wanted to avoid getting the women the right to vote, women fought long and hard until they proved to everyone that they achieved what they always have wanted. During this time period, women were looked down upon and were able to do only the bare minimum. Women such as Lucretia Mott, the Grimke sisters, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Abigail Adams became advocates of women getting the vote. Adams wrote so many letters to her husband,…

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    almost their whole lives facing criticism and threats while working with the abolition movement because there were no women’s rights. They inspired many women to join the movement and even start a new one that on it’s own needed a lot of attention, the women’s movement. Although the AASS accepted and supported women and allowed them to speak publicly on their behalf, other societies did not give women that opportunity. Leaders of the women’s rights movement and active reformers, Elizabeth Cady…

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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a woman’s rights activist. Stanton wrote the declaration of sentiments for the calling of female equality. Elizabeth was born on the 12th of November in 1815. She grew up and was born in Johnstown, New York. Stanton was not only an activist but an abolitionist and a great writer as well as an editor. She worked closely with Susan B. Anthony who was a feminist and an american social reformer. Stanton was the president for the National Women Suffrage Association. Stanton…

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