National Women’s Rights Convention

National Women's Rights Convention

National Women's Rights Convention

National Women’s Rights Convention
(Oct. 23-24, 1850) The first National Woman’s Rights Convention met in Worcester, Massachusetts, on October 23-24, 1850. Some 900 people came to the first session, men forming the majority. Paulina Wright Davis was chosen to preside and in her opening address called for “the emancipation of a class, the redemption of half the world and a conforming re-organization of all social, political and industrial interests and institutions.”

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