Women's Rights Movement

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  • Before the Industrial Revolution women like me stayed at home and worked in the house.
  • Textile mills and factories were built up north. Families who lived in farms, moved to urban areas in the north. Soon most women and even children worked in factories to make income for their family.
  • After being in the workforce, myself, along with other women realized we deserve more. We need to fight for the more rights like voting.
  • Hi! I'm Susan B. Anthony and I'm a spinster. As a spinster I am not married and completely independent. My work is to stand up for our gender and I've encouraged many other women, such as the Suzy Bs, which are my followers.
  • Many feminists were upset of the gender roles created from the market revolution. They didn't want to be perceived as weak physically and emotionally. They wanted other jobs than just teaching. So women gathered in Seneca Falls in a women's rights convention in 1848.
  • SENECA FALLS
  • At Seneca Falls they wrote the Declaration of Sentiments. This document stated that all men and women were equal. They demanded things like the right to vote. This document officially marked the beginning of the women's rights movement.
  • Whereas, the great precept of nature is conceded to be, "that man shall pursue his own true and substantial happiness," Blackstone, in his Commentaries, remarks, that this law of Nature being coeval with mankind, and dictated by God himself, is of course superior in obligation to any other.1 It is binding over all the globe, in all countries, and at all times; no human laws are of
  • Declaration of Sentiments
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