Declaration of Rights and Sentiments

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The Declaration of Sentiments was a feminist version of the Declaration of Independence that called for greater rights for women. The Declaration of Sentiments was the product of a meeting in 1848 of women suffragettes (supporters of the right to vote for women) in Seneca Falls, New York.

Further reading

  • VanBurkleo, Sandra F. "Belonging to the World": Women's Rights and American Constitutional Culture. (2001). 409 pp.

Primary sources

The Declaration of Sentiments can be viewed here: http://www.closeup.org/sentimnt.htm

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