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The Road to the Declaration of Sentiments


Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott met in London in 1840 and bonded instantly over a shared anger at injustices against women. Their friendship led to the creation the Women's Rights Convention in 1848, and the signing of a pivotal document.

United States Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith and Holly holding up a placard containing the text of the Declaration of Sentiments.

Topics in this Podcast: women, 19th century, abolition, interviews, women's rights, women's suffrage


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