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Who was Abigail Adams?

Abigail Adams

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Author:
Kelley, True.

O'Brien, John, , 1953- illustrator.
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9780606341660

9780448478906
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100 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
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Who was...?

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Contents:
Who was Abigail Adams? -- Young Abigail -- A new family -- Trouble brewing -- A new country is born -- Still apart -- Reunion -- Politics -- Mrs. President -- Peacefield.
Abstract:
"Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to 'remember the ladies' and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for equal education in public schools for both boys and girls. She was also the first First Lady to live in the White House! This biography tells the story of Abigail Adams and her role in America's Revolutionary War period"-- Provided by publisher.
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Abigail Adams was a strong woman far ahead of her time. She urged her husband, President John Adams, to remember the ladies and despite having no formal education herself, she later advocated for equal education in public schools for both boys and


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Who Was Abigail Adams? On June 17, 1775, at 3:00 a.m., Abigail Adams woke up with a start. Her bed was shaking. The dull boom of cannons ten miles away in Boston shook the whole house. The British and the American colonists were at war. Abigail had almost gotten used to hearing the boom from cannons every day as the armies fought. But this time was different. The cannon fire went on and on and on. Excerpted from Who Was Abigail Adams? by True Kelley, Who HQ Staff All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.