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Seneca Falls & Woman's Rights Movement

 

 

 

 

 

  • The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 is often viewed as the beginning of the women’s rights

               movement

 

  • The Declaration of Sentiments, adopted at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, was significant

               because it promoted the idea of equal rights for women

  • The Declaration of Sentiments from the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 proclaimed that 

 all men and women are created equal

 

An example of the First Amendment – The right to petition for redress of grievances

 

To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives in Congress Assembled,

We the undersigned, citizens of the United States, but deprived of some of the privileges and immunities of citizens among which, is the right to vote, beg leave to submit the following resolution: Resolved; that we the officers and members of the National Woman Suffrage Association, in convention assembled, respectfully ask Congress to enact appropriate legislation during its present session to protect women citizens in the several states of this Union, in their right to vote. — Susan B. Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1873)

    Source: National Archives and Records Administration

 
 

Seneca Falls

1. The Declaration of Sentiments from the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 proclaimed that 

    (# 9 - Jan 04)

a. the abolition of slavery was necessary

b. all men and women are created equal

c. California should be admitted as a free state

d. the sale of alcoholic beverages should be illegal

 

Base your answer to question 2 on the information below To the Honorable Senate and House of

Representatives in Congress Assembled, We the undersigned, citizens of the United

States, but deprived of some of the privileges and immunities of citizens among which, is the right

to vote, beg leave to submit the following resolution: Resolved; that we the officers and members of

the National Woman Suffrage Association, in convention assembled, respectfully ask Congress

to enact appropriate legislation during its present session to protect women citizens in the

several states of this Union, in their right to vote. — Susan B. Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage,

and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1873)

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

 

2 This resolution illustrates the constitutional right to (#15-Au 03)

(1) petition for redress of grievances

(2) protection against unreasonable search and seizure

(3) a speedy and public trial

(4) freedom of religion

 

3. Which 19th-century event supported the movement for women’s rights? (# 12 - Aug. ’09)

a. Seneca Falls Convention

b. Dred Scott decision

c. formation of the Republican Party

d. Lincoln-Douglas debates

 

4.  The Declaration of Sentiments, adopted at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, was significant because it (# 13 - Jan. ’08)

a. promoted the idea of equal rights for women

b. demanded the immediate abolition of slavery

c. called for the prohibition of alcoholic beverages

d. asked government to restrict harmful business practices

 

5. The Declaration of Sentiments from the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 proclaimed that (# 9 - Ja 04)

(1) the abolition of slavery was necessary

(2) all men and women are created equal

(3) California should be admitted as a free state

(4) the sale of alcoholic beverages should be illegal

 

6.  The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was mainly concerned with (#13 - Ju06)

(1) ending slavery in all the states

(2) reducing consumption of alcoholic beverages

(3) improving treatment of the mentally ill

(4) expand

 

7. The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 is often viewed as the beginning of the (# 11 - Au05)

(1) temperance movement

(2) women’s rights movement

(3) antislavery movement

(4) Native American Indian movement

 

8. The Declaration of Sentiments, adopted during the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, is most

closely associated with the rights of (# 15 - Ja07)

(1) immigrants

(2) enslaved persons

(3) Native American Indians

(4) women

 

9. The Declaration of Sentiments, adopted at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, was significant because it  (# 13 - Ja08)

(1) promoted the idea of equal rights for women

(2) demanded the immediate abolition of slavery

(3) called for the prohibition of alcoholic beverages

(4) asked government to restrict harmful business practices

 

10. Which 19th-century event supported the movement for women’s rights?  (#12 - Ja10)

(1) Seneca Falls Convention

(2) Dred Scott decision

(3) Formation of the Republican Party