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The Significance of July 19 in Women's History in the United States

Half the Sky Movement

July 19, 1848 was the first day of the Seneca Falls Convention planned and organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. Two hundred women convened at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York, where Stanton read the "Declaration of Sentiments and Grievancesm," a treatise modeled closely on the Declaration of Independence. It was an early and influential women's rights convention and a key milestone in the path to women's suffrage in the United States.

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