seneca falls convention









seneca falls convention


noun U.S. History.

  1. a women’s rights convention held at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott.

The first convention in America devoted to women’s rights. It met in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848, and passed several resolutions, including a demand that women be given the right to vote.

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