By the numbers Seneca Falls Convention

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1840: Year Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott were refused seating at the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London because they were women

July 19-20, 1848: Date they held the Seneca Falls Convention to address the condition of women

300: Number of people who attended, including 40 men

100: Number of women and men who signed the Seneca Falls Declaration, securing women equal participation in trades, professions and commerce

1920: Year women finally gained the right to vote

Source: www.npg.si.edu

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