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Lucretia Mott

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Jenna Cisar

on 6 December 2012

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Jenna Cisar What criticism of American society did she have? What methods did she use to improve American life? What success did she have in promoting reform? What details of her work made her an interesting historical figure? Lucretia Mott strongly opposed slavery.
She supported women's rights.
She was an abolitionist.
She also believed in religious reform. She advocated not buying the products of slave labor.
She joined many Women's rights conventions.
She joined Anti- Slavery conventions for women.
She published her influential Discourse on Woman in 1850. In her devotion to women's issues , she advocated both short-term relief and long-term reform, including equal pay for equal work.
She joined Elizabeth Cady Stanton in the famous calling the Seneca Falls convention in New York in 1848.
At the Seneca Falls convention of 1848, women approved a Declaration of Sentiments that claimed equal rights for women.
Was president of American Equal Rights Convention
She also joined Stanton in forming the National Woman Suffrage Association. She was also dedicated to achieving equality for all of America's disadvantaged and disenfranchised, including Indians, women, slaves, and free blacks.
An enormously inspirational speaker and a tireless organizer, Lucretia Mott was one of her country's earliest, and most radical, feminists and reformers. To what extent was she obsessed with achieving an impractical goal through fanatical or impractical means? Lucretia Mott What lasting impact did her reforms have on American society? She still remains as a central figure for women's rights.
The Seneca Falls Convention had a huge and lasting impact on American Society. She launched an extended speaking-trip that included several appearances in slave-owning regions.
She was unrelenting in her devotion to feminism.
She continued to work for her cause until the day that she died.
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