National Mall Case Study

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The national mall is located in Washington D.C., in which it serves the purpose to commemorate the memorials in a dignified and symbolic way. The current monuments located in the National mall include the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, World War II Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, and DC War Memorial (WWI). Monuments honor a person or an event by showing respect and grief. The next monument that should be added to the National Mall should be a monument commemorating both Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. There are many reasons to why Elizabeth and Lucretia deserved to be honored with a memorial at the National…show more content…
Both, Elizabeth and Lucretia, were leading figures of the suffragist movement but also participated in others movements such as abolition and social reform. On July 19 and 20, 1848, the women 's suffrage movement commence in the United States due to the Seneca Falls Convention, the first women 's rights convention held in the U.S. The Seneca Falls Convention, which took place in New York, was led and organized by Elizabeth Stanton and Lucretia Mott with an attendance of about 300 women and men, including Frederick Douglass. The two abolitionist received the idea to organize a women 's right convention originating at the 1840 World Anti-Slavery Convention in London. Lucretia Mott was a Quaker raised with differing beliefs from those around her and when partnered with Elizabeth Stanton created an outstanding duo. During the convention, Elizabeth presented the Declaration of Sentiments, which she had drafted. The Declaration of Sentiments was a documented
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