Women History: Women's History

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Women’s Rights Women’s Rights movement had a big impact on women history. It changed how many people looked and treated women in the 19th century. Many women spent a lot of their time to try and get equal rights as the men in the United States. They went through many trials over a long period of time, and at the end they prevailed. The reason that the movement was stared was because in the 19th century the equality between men and women was not the same as it is today. Many of the women worked in the mills in the city and never really had a social life. Because women did not go to school. They started working in a mill when they were young. The women usually worked around the clock at these mills. Their social live was at the mill because when they were working there, the only people that they could talk to was their family and the women that they worked with in the mill. They slept, ate, and showed at these mills so the mills were basically their life.…show more content…
The first organizers of the movement was Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She was a mother of four from the upstate of New York, and she was accompanied by the Quaker abolitionist Lucretia Mott. Many people attended this convention, it was not only women that attended the first convention. There was about 100 people that attended the convention and about two-thirds of them were women. And what Stanton did was draft a “Declaration of Sentiments, Grievances, and Resolutions,” that went over the Declaration of Independence. And this is what it said” We hold these truth to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.” Among the 13 resolutions that Stanton had set forth the goal was to achieve the “sacred right of

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