Declaration of Sentiments

With Elizabeth Cady Stanton and James Mott presiding, women met in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19, 1848 to debate the draft of the Declaration of Sentiments, whether or not to include male signatures, and the merits of each of twelve resolutions The next day, July 20th, sixty eight women and thirty two men signed the Declaration Most of the resolutions won unanimous approvaWith Elizabeth Cady Stanton and James Mott presiding, women met in Seneca Falls, NY on July 19, 1848 to debate the draft of the Declaration of Sentiments, whether or not to include male signatures, and the merits of each of twelve resolutions The next day, July 20th, sixty eight women and thirty two men signed the Declaration Most of the resolutions won unanimous approval However, the suffrage resolution only passed by the narrowest of margins This edition contains the complete text of the Declaration, along with brief biographies of the signers.
Declaration of Sentiments With Elizabeth Cady Stanton and James Mott presiding women met in Seneca Falls NY on July to debate the draft of the Declaration of Sentiments whether or not to include male signatures an

  • Title: Declaration of Sentiments
  • Author: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • ISBN: 9781557094186
  • Page: 128
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Declaration of Sentiments”

    1. Book ReviewElizabeth Cady Stanton’s works were also brilliant. Her Declaration of Sentiments was absolutely hilarious - I mean the idea of having to write one, not what she wrote. In fact, what she wrote was simply beautiful and excellent. I followed everything that she wrote, and went back to the original document to check for the similarities. The two documents are precisely parallel. If it works on the first try, which it obviously did, use the same tactics at a later date for a different c [...]

    2. If you don't know about Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B Anthoney, it's not your fault. They, like Washinton, Adams, Jefferson et. al. are the Founding Mothers. At the time they put together the suffraget movement, women who were married were men's chattel or property. Women couldn't vote, own land or property, go to college, and if they worked the little money they could make cooking, sewing, cleaning, went right to the man. This is a must read for women but men should read it too. Too bad th [...]

    3. Not really a bookke, at all, but still a great read. Anyone interested in women's history or just history in general must read this. It won't take much more than five minutes to read and it is likely to make you glowingly pleased that many of this document's goals have indeed been accomplished!

    4. "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.""The history of mankind is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations on the part of man toward woman, having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over her."

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