2 Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born November 12, 1815 in Johnson, New York. She became interested in women’s rights while studying her father’s law books
3 Lucretia MottLucretia Mott was born January 3, 1793 in Nantucket Massachusetts. She became interested in women’s rights when she found out that male teachers got paid more than female staff.
4 The ConventionIn 1840, Lucretia Mott met Elizabeth Cady Stanton at an anti-slavery Convention where a man told them that they were not allowed to be there because they were women. Elizabeth Cady Stanton swore that she would give rights to women.
5 Women’s Rights Convention I In 1848, Lucretia Mott joined Elizabeth Cady Stanton and together they set up and organized the first women’s convention in America. It was held in Seneca Falls, New York on the 19 and 20th day of July. There, Stanton took the Constitution and reminded the crowd that all men and women are created equal. Out of this, 100 men and women signed the Seneca Falls declaration.