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Declaration of Rights and Sentiments

The Declaration of Sentiments

In 1848, The Seneca Falls Convention adopted its Declaration of Sentiments. The Declaration was written by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, an American women's rights activist, abolitionist. She modeled the Declaration after the Declaration of Independence, listing things that they believed they wanted changed. 

Read the Declaration of Sentiments. 

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