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A generation before the great #IdaBWells, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper spoke for Black women in a fierce debate that included Frederick Douglass, ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony. #CiteBlackWomen #Kwanzaa It’s the 2nd Day of #Kwanzaa! Today we…

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Day 1 was for women only. Lucretia Mott ran the meeting; ElizCadyStanton presented the Declaration for discussion & amendment. On the 2d day she presented it to the mixed crowd, Mott’s husband James in the chair. (The organizers had hesitated to…

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Sexism in the abolitionist movement planted one of the seeds for Seneca Falls. In 1840 the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London refused to seat Lucretia Mott, an official US delegate. Notably, the Americans stood up for her. (1/3) #SenecaFalls…

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Doldrums: a state or period of inactivity, stagnation, or depression. Or, the women’s suffrage movement at the turn of the 20th century. Of course, it didn’t feel that way at the time. 🧵 By the end of the 19th century, the movement had unified into…

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Sheesh. In 13+ months of daily posts, I've talked around her, rarely about her. Why? “One of the most brilliant thinkers in American feminism” was also a “stomach-churning” racist & elitist. @ProfMSinha &…

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At the turn of the century, leading white suffragists deluded themselves into thinking that colluding with racists would help their cause. Spoiler alert: it didn’t.Thread. The new generation of suffrage leaders - with the blessing of the old guard -…

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It’s easy to disagree with your mother in private. In public, less so. Especially when your mother is Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Harriot Stanton Blatch was the 6th of ElizCadyStanton’s 7 children. She grew up to become an accomplished suffragist and…

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I got some questions about what the heck these books are, which I’ll take as an invitation. The History of Woman Suffrage was originally intended as one volume, to be edited in the centennial summer of ‘76. It ended up 3,000 pages published…

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ElizCadyStanton’s feminism was ignited watching her mentor Lucretia Mott be denied credentials at the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London in 1840. I knew that, but I didn’t know the backstory: fissures in the US abolitionist movement over women’s…

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At Lucy Stone's graduation from Oberlin in 1847, she declined the "honor" of writing the oration for a man to read. Wm Lloyd Garrison met her that day. He was impressed with her intellectualism & willingness to make powerful people uneasy, and…
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