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Within the quiet city of Seneca Falls, big apple, over the process days in July, 1848, a small crew of girls and males, led by means of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, held a practice that will release the women's rights circulate and alter the process historical past. In Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement, Sally McMillen unearths, for the 1st time, the complete importance of that progressive conference and the big alterations it produced. The e-book covers 50 years of women's activism, from 1840 to 1890, concentrating on 4 amazing figures--Mott, Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Susan B. Anthony. McMillen tells the tales in their lives, how they got here to take in the reason for women's rights, the remarkable advances they made in the course of their lifetimes, and the far-reaching results of the paintings they did. on the conference they asserted complete equality with males, argued for higher criminal rights, higher specialist and schooling possibilities, and the perfect to vote--ideas thought of wildly radical on the time. certainly, in retrospect on the conference years later, Anthony known as it "the grandest and maximum reform of all time."

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