Home » ap us history » notes » the american pageant, 11th edition textbook notes chapter 16 - the ferment of reform and culture (1790-1860) -seneca falls-ny. Seneca definition, a member of the largest tribe of the iroquois confederacy of north american indians, formerly inhabiting western new york and being conspicuous in the wars south and west of lake erie. The seneca falls convention: setting the national stage for women's suffrage on july 19-20, 1848, about 300 people met for two hot days and candlelit evenings in the wesleyan chapel in seneca falls, new york, in the first formal women's rights convention ever held in the united states. My seneca village by marilyn nelson, former ct poet laureate and winner of the frost medal for lifetime achievement in american poetry, is a compilation of poems about new york's seneca village it contains powerful poems of different styles showing the hard life african-americans had during the destruction of the village. A note regarding sources: all general time line materials relating to american history are taken from general sources and the timetables of american history by laurence urdang, editor, new york: simon & schuster, inc 1981.
Seneca falls convention the seneca falls convention, which took place in seneca falls, new york, in july 1848, was the first national women's rights convention and a pivotal event in the continuing story of us and women's rights. The seneca falls declaration is considered by many to be the most important document of the nineteenth-century american woman's movement it was adopted at a meeting of 300 people which focused on the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman, and was held at the wesleyan chapel at seneca falls, new york, on july 19, 1848. The seneca are thought to have moved from the shores of the seneca river where they had dwelt with the cayuga indians the north-flowing seneca river is the outlet of cayuga lake, the longest of the finger lakes.
The roman statesman and philosopher seneca (4 bce-65 ce) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence. History a legend of the seneca tribe states that the tribe originated in a village called nundawao, near the south end of canandaigua lake, at south hill close to south hill stands the 865 foot (264 m)-high bare hill, known to the seneca as genundowa. In 1848, at stanton's home near seneca falls, the two women, working with martha wright, mary ann mcclintock, and jane hunt, sent out a call for a women's conference to be held at seneca falls.
The american women's rights movement began with a meeting of reformers in seneca falls, new york, in 1848 out of that first convention came a historic document, the 'declaration of sentiments. Identify the american federation of labor and samuel gompers c describe the growth of the western population and its impact on native americans with reference to sitting bull and wounded knee. Learn notes us history chapter 6 with free interactive flashcards choose from 500 different sets of notes us history chapter 6 flashcards on quizlet.
Chapter outlines from american pageant (13th edition) to help you review what you've read, chapter-by-chapter use this information to ace your ap us history quizzes and tests use this information to ace your ap us history quizzes and tests. Come celebrate the proud history and traditions of native american people at seneca allegany casino the resort and casino will be host to seneca market days, movie nights, dance exhibitions, a community dinner and social, as well as specials in the thunder mountain buffet, the western door steakhouse, and the seneca cafe. The seneca falls convention met for the purpose of pursuing women's rights women in the united states at that time had very few rights one right they did not have was the right to vote.
American and french troops surrounded general cornwallis at yorktown, where he surrendered in october 1781 the treaty of paris was signed in september 1783 the american delegation was made up of john adams, benjamin franklin, and john jay. New content is added regularly to the website, including online exhibitions, videos, lesson plans, and issues of the online journal history now, which features essays by leading scholars on major topics in american history. Homework help in us history from cliffsnotes need help with your history homework and tests these articles can enhance your knowledge of early american his. Seneca, living in a town in spain controlled by rome during the time of christ, is an authority on the art of rhetoric, public speaking and debate, says his translator, robin campbell in the introduction to letters from a stoic.