Abigail Adams

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Abigail Adams

Importent Dates-Born on November 22,1744-Married John Adams on October 25,1764-1776 wrote letter to husband urging to "remeber the ladies"-Died on October 18,1818-- John Quncy Adams, her son became prident in 1825 to 1829

Quotes"Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could."She is saying don't give all the power to the men. They will abuse it and take over."If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women."She is saying if men can be statesmen and philophers, why can't women have a role and have "real jobs""We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them."This one is saying that everyone has these big old plans but none takes action to fulfill the plans they make."If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.".In this quote, Adams is saying that big events or "things" that are goin on women should have a say or atleast some reprsentation."Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence."In other words, you can't just learn something on the spot you have to work for it and practice to get it right.

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Abigail Adams is a very famous historic figure in history. She stood up for women’s rights. For example, she wrote letters back and forth from her to her husband. She used her letters to ask him to “remember the ladies” in most of her letters. She also urged to always have an opinion in everything. She always asked what was going on and gave her input on the topic. She wrote letters to him about slavery too. She wanted everyone to be equal like men including poor people, black people, women and children. She wanted people to be equal and fought for them to have equal rights.

Abigail Adams

Her nickname as a child was "Nabby"

Works Cited -"Abigail Adams." Wikipedia. Web. 4 Apr. 2013. -Brainy Quotes. Web. 4 Apr. 2013. -World Book. World Book Student. Web. 4

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