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By on July 2, 2014
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In 1848 Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott and another 300 women met in Seneca Falls in New York for the first Women’s Rights Convention. While there they wrote the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, a sort of Declaration of Independence for Women’s rights. You can read this little known and hugely important historical document that led to Women’s Emancipation by clicking on the link below.

http://ecssba.rutgers.edu/docs/seneca.htmlResolved, That woman is man’s equal—was intended to be so by the Creator, and the highest good of the race demands that she should be recognized as such. Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, Seneca Falls:Stanton and Anthony Papers Online

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