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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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The 19th c. suffrage movement split resulted from a painful failure. AERA fought to have “sex” included in the 15th Amendment, which barred states from discrimination in voting on the basis of “race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” They…

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I’m chasing down a citation, so you’ll have to wait to hear from Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, one of few Black women on the record in these debates. First, a word from Frederick Douglass. Thread. It would not be an overstatement to say that among…

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1. I’m immersed in the suffrage movement’s first major rupture, and grappling with how to acknowledge ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony’s racism without dismissing them. 2. Faye Dudden’s book Fighting Chance offers a scorching assessment of what…

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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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20 years ago, @KenBurns made a film about ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony. I think they're the only women he's ever covered. 😉 It's on Amazon Prime + bits below - seeing the film clips is a thrill. On the PBS site don't miss "Convo w/Paul…

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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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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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