Seneca Falls Convention
noun U.S. History.
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Evidence is piling up that as men do more of the caregiving, violence against women falls.
Rule 16(c) was a proposed change in the rules at the 1976 Republican Convention.
Despite general good intentions, however, even good physicians can deliver care that falls short.
This is where I think the argument against me falls off the cliff.
Jonathan Gruber, the economist who helped design Romneycare and the Affordable Care Act, falls on his sword before Congress.
Death comes in, the bread at the feast turns black, the hound falls down—and so on.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
It is beyond the comprehension of any man not blinded by superstition, not warped by prejudice and old-time convention.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
I suppose the hammer falls back more slowly from the string, and that makes the tone sing longer.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Indian battle at Turner's falls, on Connecticut river above Greenfield.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
For down he falls into the raging waters below and is a lucky man if he is not dashed to pieces on the sharp rocks.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Cultural definitions for Seneca Falls Convention
The first convention in America devoted to women's rights. It met in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848, and passed several resolutions, including a demand that women be given the right to vote.