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Woman Suffrage - Before 1848

Woman Suffrage: women struggle for the right to vote. Documents and other resources on the sources of the woman suffrage movement, before the 1848 Seneca Falls convention for women's rights.
  1. Lucretia Mott
  2. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  3. Mary Wollstonecraft

Lucretia Mott
Biography of Lucretia Mott, Quaker minister, whose conversations with Elizabeth Cady Stanton at the World's Anti-Slavery Convention, 1840, led to organizing the 1848 Seneca Falls convention.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton Lucretia, whose conversations with Lucretia Mott at the World's Anti-Slavery Convention, 1840, led to organizing the 1848 Seneca Falls convention.

Mary Wollstonecraft
Wollstonecraft's 18th century feminist writings were a source of inspiration for the 19th century feminist movement.

World's Anti-Slavery Convention, June 1840
At this convention, several women were denied the right to speak, leading them to organize a woman's rights convention in the United States in 1848.

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