The Declaration of Sentiments (short version with text supports)
In 1848 a group of 300 women and men, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, met in Seneca Falls, New York to outline a list of demands for women’s equality. The Declaration of Sentiments, modeled on the U.S. Declaration of Independence, included a list of grievances directed at the male-led government. It was signed by sixty-eight women and thirty-two men, including Frederick Douglass. Women’s rights activists held annual conventions until the Civil War broke out in 1861.
Creator | Various
Item Type | Pamphlet/Petition
Cite This document | Various, “The Declaration of Sentiments (short version with text supports),” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed June 12, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1691.