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Declaration of Sentiments - 1848 Women's Rights Convention | Women's History with Jone Johnson Lewis
When Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott wrote the Declaration of Sentiments to call for women’s rights, for a gathering of women at the Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention, New York, in 1848, they deliberately used the American Declaration of Independence as a model. Following is the text of the Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments, 1848. The paragraph numbers were not …