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Declaration of Sentiments

National American Woman Suffrage Association1848

California Museum

California Museum
Sacramento, United States

In 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the first U.S. women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York. She authored the groundbreaking Declaration of Sentiments, which listed 19 injustices suffered by women and included suffrage among its resolutions. The convention has been called the spark that kindled the American women’s movement.

Details

  • Title: Declaration of Sentiments
  • Creator: National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • Date Created: 1848
  • Location Created: Seneca Falls, NY, USA
  • Subject Keywords: women's suffrage
  • Type: Document
  • Original Source: Library of Congress

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