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Appealing to the Attitude of the Time


Declaration of Sentiments, Elizabeth Cady Stanton

It follows the full-text transcript of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Declaration of Sentiments, as published in the History of Woman Suffrage by Stanton et al.

The Declaration was delivered at the Seneca Falls Convention, New York, on July 19-20, 1848.

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady. "Declaration of Sentiments." Woman's Rights Convention. Seneca Falls, New York. 19-20 July 1848. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

In lines 6-7, "He has withheld from her rights which are given to the most ignorant and degraded men — both natives and foreigners," Stanton appeals to a common attitude of the time period, which was


pride in America.


prejudice towards immigrants.


guilt towards Native Americans.


love of fellow Americans.