Seneca Falls Convention of 1848: Definition, Summary & Significance


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In what state was the 1848 convention for women's rights held?

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1. Who were the main organizers of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848?

2. Which anti-slavery activist, newspaper editor, and former slave was one of the men who attended the Seneca Falls convention and signed the Declaration of Sentiments?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was the first convention held for women's rights in United States history. The interactive quiz will test you on specifics, such as who organized and attended the convention.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • The male, anti-slavery activist that attended and signed the Declaration of Sentiments
  • Which other reform cause many attendees and participants of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 were involved with
  • Which women's rights activist co-founded 'The Revolution' with Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related US history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the convention's organizers and notable attendees
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to identify where the 1848 convention was held

Additional Learning

To learn more about the first women's rights convention in the United States, review the corresponding lesson titled Seneca Falls Convention of 1848: Definition, Summary & Significance. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describes the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848
  • Provides a summary of the events that took place
  • Examines the historical significance of this convention for women's rights