The Declaration of Sentiments, offered for the acceptance of the Convention, was then read by E. A proposition was made to have it re-read by paragraph, and after much consideration, some changes were suggested and adopted. The propriety of obtaining the signatures of men to the Declaration was discussed in an animated manner:
See Article History Alternative Title: Solely because of her sex, she was paid only half the salary male teachers were receiving. In she married James Mott, a fellow teacher from the school, and the couple moved to Philadelphia. About Lucretia Mott began to speak at religious meetings, and three years later she was accepted as a minister of the Friends.
She joined the Hicksite Liberal branch of the Society of Friends when a rift occurred in the s, and in that decade she began to travel about the country lecturing on religion and questions of social reform, including temperancethe abolition of slaveryand peace.
She met opposition within the Society of Friends when she spoke of abolition, and attempts were made to strip Mott of her ministry and membership. In she helped organize the Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women, and in May her home was almost attacked by a mob after the burning of Pennsylvania Hall, Philadelphia, where the convention had been meeting.
At the organizing meeting of the American Equal Rights Association inshe was chosen president. Wise, and others in the organization of the Free Religious Association. A fluent, moving speaker, Mott retained her poise before the most hostile audiences.
After the Civil War she worked to secure the franchise and educational opportunities for freedmen; since passage of the Fugitive Slave Law inshe and her husband had also opened their home to runaway slaves escaping via the Underground Railroad.Kept in mind for founding the American Anti-Slavery Society as well as for assisting to organize the popular women’s legal rights event referred to as the Seneca Falls Convention.
Lucretia Coffin Mott was an early feminist activist and strong advocate for ending slavery.A powerful orator, she dedicated her life to speaking out against racial and gender injustice. Born on January 3, on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, Mott was the second of Thomas Coffin Jr.’s and Anna Folger Mott.
The role of Women`s Suffrage in the history of the United States of America. On the morning of the 19th, the Convention assembled at 11 o'clock The Declaration of Sentiments, offered for the acceptance of the Convention, was then read by .
Lucretia Coffin Mott was born 3 January in Nantucket, Massachusetts and died on 11 November near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was an American Quaker, abolitionist (Underground Railroad), social reformer, and proponent of women's rights.
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