This week the gender history class will thinking about gender norms regarding women and men’s “proper” place, as well as women’s rights in the 19th century. They will study the Women’s Rights Convention that took place in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848 and respond to the following topic: Analyze the “Declaration of Sentiments” in light of its time when the cult of domesticity held that a woman’s place was firmly in the home. What specifics made it so powerful? Was it revolutionary?