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Today women have all the equal opportunities that men do, education, employment, sports, pretty much everything. Back then, women had very little rights, their husbands basically owned them. Then when the Second Great Awakening came around, it was challenging woman's traditional roles in religion and society. In 1831, Reverend Charles Grandison Finny allowed women to pray aloud in gatherings of men and women. This was the very beginning to the suffrage movement. The second event which fulled it was the World's Anti-Slavery Convention in London, where Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott met, the convention allowed no women to speak or vote. This fulled both Stanton and Mott to the point of them making their own convention, Seneca Falls; the very first woman's rights convention. From here many women joined the movement, and fought for their rights to vote.