Rebel, rebel...

Let's examine the original call for ladies to get in formation... aka "Declaration of Rights and Sentiments"

  • Get into groups!
  • Read the excerpts from the primary source provided. READ ONLY THE PORTION ASSIGNED TO YOUR GROUP
  • Answer the questions provided in the envelope (to the best of your ability) on a sheet of paper. Make sure all of your group members names are on it!
  • Class discussion!

NWWK Connection... " Section 2.5 "Writing is Performative" - "language as symbolic action", "writing makes things happen."

Section 2.6."Texts get their meaning from other texts" (Roozen 45).

Comparing the original Declaration with this one, do you think Stanton and Mott were wise to use the first as their model? Why or why not?