A Dictionary of American History

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Author: Thomas L. Purvis  | Date: 1995

Seneca Falls Convention

Seneca Falls Convention (N.Y.) On 19 July 1848, the first women’s rights conference convened in the US to discuss “social, civil, and religious conditions and rights of women,” under the leadership of Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. It issued a Declaration of Sentiments demanding the right to vote and an end to all discriminatory legislation against women.

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Chicago: Thomas L. Purvis, "Seneca Falls Convention," A Dictionary of American History in A Dictionary of American History (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Reference, 1995), Original Sources, accessed July 22, 2024, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5U5Y2T5HTXJ8C6T.

MLA: Purvis, Thomas L. "Seneca Falls Convention." A Dictionary of American History, in A Dictionary of American History, Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Reference, 1995, Original Sources. 22 Jul. 2024. http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5U5Y2T5HTXJ8C6T.

Harvard: Purvis, TL, 'Seneca Falls Convention' in A Dictionary of American History. cited in 1995, A Dictionary of American History, Blackwell Reference, Cambridge, Mass.. Original Sources, retrieved 22 July 2024, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5U5Y2T5HTXJ8C6T.