suffrage


Seneca Falls Convention’s 11 Resolutions

Seneca Falls 11 Resolutions at written by Stanton.  #9, asking for women’s suffrage challenged even Mott, “Why, Lizzie, thee will make us ridiculous.” Stanton refused to submit. “But I persisted, for I saw clearly that the power to make the laws was the right through which all other rights could be secured.” Former slave Frederick […]

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45 Years Ago Today Georgia Passed the 19th Amendment

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO OUR GEORGIA GIRLFRIENDS! Today you celebrate 45 years since Georgia passed the 19th Amendment on February 20, 1970, giving women suffrage.

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Cady and Mott’s Declaration of Sentiments – 1850 Seneca Falls Conference

Can you imagine how Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott felt after they had worked so hard for the anti-slavery movement, attended the World Anti-Slavery Conference in London in 1840, but were told they couldn’t be seated because the  Anti-Slavery Society decided”to exclude women from serving as delegates.” In her diary, Mott wrote, “[Rev. Nathaniel […]

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Unsigned Announcement for Seneca Falls Convention

A convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious rights of women will be held in the Wesleyan Chapel at Seneca Falls, New York, on Wednesday and Thursday, the 19th and 20th of July, current; commencing at 10 o’clock a.m. During the first day, the meeting will be exclusively for women, who are earnestly invited […]

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