Information and Articles About Lucretia Mott, a Women’s Rights advocate and one of the prominent women of the civil war

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January 3, 1793, Nantucket, Massachusetts, U.S


November 11, 1880, Abington, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Organized the Seneca Falls Convention

President of Equal Rights association promoting Women’s Suffrage

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Lucretia Mott summary: Lucretia Coffin Mott was an abolitionist, a women’s rights activist, a social reformer, and a pioneer in the fight for the Women’s Suffrage Movement . A devout Quaker, Mott considered slavery to be evil, and she attended every anti-slavery convention of American Women as well as the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London.

Seneca Falls Convention

Inspired by these events, she decided to organize a convention on Womens Rights which she along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton held in 1848. After the convention, Women’s Suffrage became the focal point of the women’s rights movement and after the civil war, she became the first president of the American Equal Rights Association, which advocated universal suffrage.

She died on November 11, 1880 of pneumonia.


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