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Abigail Adams

Summary: This essay explores the life and accomplishments of Abigail Smith Adams, wife of second president of the United States John Adams. Abigail Adams, an intellectual and politically astute person, fought for women's rights and tried to persuade her husband to do the same.
During the American Revolution, most women stayed home and sewed flags and uniforms or made bandages. Some women went a step further and went to the front and spied and nursed the wounded. At that time, women were not allowed to do a lot. A lot of women fought for their rights. One such woman was Abigail Smith Adams.

Abigail Adams was a very intellectual and political person. She debated about women's rights with the top leaders of that time. During the Revolutionary War, she wrote letters to the Revolutionary leaders. Later, those letters were published and helped to influence women's rights. Abigail Adams was a very determined woman. The struggle for freedom inspired her as it did many others.

Like most other women of her time, Abigail was not a very important person of society. As historian Elizabeth Evans wrote, "Only private words in private letters earned...

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