First Conventions for Women’s Rights
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On this day in 1848 the Seneca Falls Convention began! The Seneca Falls Convention was one of the first women's rights conventions to be held in American history! The convention was two days long, and it attracted 300 women and men who protested the social, economic, and political discrimination that American women faced! #WeRiseWomen #GirlPower #SenecaFallsConvention
On July 20, 1848, 300 people (about 40 of them men) congregated at the First Women’s Rights Convention/Seneca Falls Convention. Shortly after, on August 2, 1848, was the Rochester Women’s Rights Convention. About 1,000 people were in attendance for the The National Women’s Rights Conference, which took place in Worcester, Massachusetts on October 23-24, 1850.