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Abigail Adams

 Abigail Adams was a important figure during the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. She helped start ideas about the equality among women. She was born November 11th 1744 in a time when women had poor educations. As she grew older, she became interested in more than just the basic “roles” of women. Abigail Adams made many contributions to the United States. Abigail Adams grew up like mot girls in her time. Abigail Adams, born Abigail Smith was born on November 11th, 1744 in Weymouth, Massachusetts...

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Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams Abigail Adams helped plant the seeds that would start women and men thinking about women’s rights and roles in a country that had been founded on the ideals of equality and independence. Abigail’s education bothered her and was apparent in her letters. For Abigail to have taken such a strong interest in her education was a brave stance for a woman of her time. A woman born in Adams’s time had few choices in deciding the direction her life would take. She received...

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abigail adams

Abigail Adams: Abigail Adams is often considered one of the first to push for equality between men and women. She was the wife of the second President of the United States and the mother of the sixth. Because of her position in life and American History her correspondence between her husband and many others has been preserved and gives readers a glimpse into American society during some of the most crucial events that shaped America as we know it. Though her words did not start a revolution...

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Abigail Adams

Durkin Professor Robson US History to 1877 20 September 2009 Abigail Adams The life of Abigail Adams is truly an amazing story. Her will to support her husband, children, friends and extended family is what makes this woman an important person in our nations past. Mrs. Adams touched the lives of many people with her caring, loyal and understanding personality which is apparent throughout her entire life. Being the wife of John Adams was no easy task. Over the course of John and Abigail’s marriage...

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“Abigail Adams” by Janet Whitney

of this world. One of these women is Abigail Adams, the only woman so far to be both wife and mother of a president. Sadly, however, “Abigail Adams” by Janet Whitney is far from being a biography of her life. Janet Whitney arranges her material in chronological presentation. She starts from how Abigail Adams and John Adams fell in love and got married. She continues on with the biography describing how John Adams came to presidency as Abigail Adams gave birth to his kids one by one. ...

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Abigail Adams

Summary of Abigail Adams A Revolutionary American Woman, By Charles W. Akers By phillir The life story of Abigail Adams by Charles W. Akers, records the history about a woman who was an advocate for the rights of women throughout the American Revolution and the big part she played in the career of her husband that helped to persuade our society. The author opens up the story with giving readers information about two former United States Presidents, who both had family ties to Abigail. She was the...

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Abigail Adams & Sojourner Truth

Abigail Adams & Sojourner Truth I would like to introduce you to two women – one a quiet advocate for women’s rights; the other an outspoken advocate for abolition and suffrage; which of these women would have the biggest impact on history? There was a vast difference in the lives of these two women. Abigail Adams grew up in a well-to-do family that was educated and financially comfortable while Sojourner Truth was born into a poor family of slaves, spoke only Dutch and was a slave...

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“Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since” -Abigail Adams letter to Elizabeth Shaw (20 march 1791) Abigail Smith was born into a prestigious family of Congregationalists in rural New England. Growing up Abigail Smith was taught a basic education by her grandmother. However, she hungered for knowledge and spent most of her time reading books on subjects such as; philosophy, theology...

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Abigail Adams: a Revolutionary American Woman

Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman Abigail Adams married a man destined to be a major leader of the American Revolution and the second President of the United States. Although she married and raised men that become such significant figures during their time, her herself was played an important role in the American society. The events that happened in her life, starting from childhood and ending in her adult years, led her to be a Revolutionary woman. Three main reasons behind her becoming...

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This is a leadership paper on Abigail Adams.

Abigail Adams, an active letter writer, early feminist, and patriot, was an inspiring leader who used her intelligence and wit to open the doors for many significant things to come. Her accomplishments as a leader will never be forgotten and are very well respected. Every historical figure can be evaluated in different ways, using different criteria; but most people will agree that Abigail Adams contributed greatly to history, in providing both documentation and leadership. In assessing a leader...

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