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Abigail Adams

Witness to a Revolution

by Natalie S. Bober

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7587058M
ISBN 100613044290
ISBN 109780613044295

This remarkable biography of Abigail Adams, wife of the second president of the United States, John Adams, and mother of the sixth, John Quincy Adams, tells not only of her extraordinary life but of the major political and social developments of the time In Abigail Adams: An American Woman [ISBN ] Charles W. Akers presents a brilliantly written, well-researched account of the life. ABIGAIL ADAMS is a must read for those interested in American history but will find many happy readers among those who thought historical biographies had to be stuffy or dull. Adams was a true partner with her powerful husband, a well-read and outspoken advocate for women, a financial risk-taker, and loving mother and sister.

Check out this great listen on savilerowandco.com Abigail Adams offers a fresh perspective on the famous events of Adams's life, and along the way, Woody Holton, a renowned historian of the American Revolution, takes on numerous myths about the men and women of the founding era. But the book . Abigail Adams was born Abigail Smith in the small town of Weymouth, Massachusetts. At the time, the town was part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony of Great Britain. Her father, William Smith, was the minister of the local church. She had a brother and two sisters. Education.

Jun 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Abigail Adams: A Life book by Woody Holton. Winner of the Bancroft Prize The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s ChoiceAmerican Heritage, Best of In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most Free shipping over $/5(5). Book 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.


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Dec 23,  · A wonderful book for revolutionary history buffs, women's studies majors, and biography lovers." --Library Journal, starred review “Holton vividly captures the brilliance, charm, and spunk of Abigail Adams, and shows why she deserves her place at /5(93).

The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams by Lester J. Cappon | Sep 30, out of 5 stars Jun 01,  · A wonderful book for revolutionary history buffs, women's studies majors, and biography lovers." —Library Journal, starred review “Holton vividly captures the brilliance, charm, and spunk of Abigail Adams, and shows why she deserves her place at /5(17).

Abigail Adams was born at the North Parish Congregational Church in Weymouth, Massachusetts, to William Smith (–) and Elizabeth (née Quincy) Smith. On her mother's side, she was descended from the Quincy family, a well-known political family in the Massachusetts savilerowandco.comh her mother she was a cousin of Dorothy Quincy, wife of John savilerowandco.com of death: Typhoid fever.

In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of the founding era, prize-winning historian Woody Holton offers a sweeping reinterpretation of Adams's life story and of women's roles in the creation of the republic/5. Oct 14,  · Abigail Adams, First Lady.

In the years after the Revolutionary War, John Adams served as the U.S. minister to France and then savilerowandco.coml remained at. Abigail Adams ( – ) was the wife of the First Vice President and Second President of the United States, John Adams ( ), and the mother of John Quincy Adams, the Sixth President of the United States (though she did not live to see him attain that position)/5.

Book Summary. Winner of BookBrowse's Nonfiction Book Award. In this vivid new biography of Abigail Adams, the most illustrious woman of America's founding era, prize-winning historian Woody Holton offers a sweeping reinterpretation of Adams's life. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recycled packaging with free standard shipping on U.S. orders over $ Dec 13,  · Best known for reminding her husband, John, and his fellow revolutionaries in to “remember the ladies,” Abigail Adams made a far more rebellious statement 40 years later.

Abigail Adams Abigail Adams Abigail Adams Abigail Adams Abigail Adams Abigail Adams Abigail Adams. Biography (nonfiction), words, Level H (Grade 1), Lexile L Multilevel Book also available in levels K and N. Abigail Adams introduces readers to the second First Lady of the United States.

Abigail Smith and John Adams were third cousins and had known each other since they were children. The two happened to meet at a social gathering inwhere John saw the petite, shy year Born: Nov 11, Abigail Adams, –, wife of President John Adams and mother of President John Quincy Adams, savilerowandco.comth, Mass., as Abigail Smith.

A lively, intelligent woman, she married John Adams in and more than three decades later became the chief figure in the social life of her husband's administration and one of the most distinguished and influential first ladies in the history of the. John Adams served as Vice President of the United States from and then as President Abigail spent some of her time at home, managing the family financial affairs, and part of her time in the federal capital, in Philadelphia most of those years and, very briefly, in the new White House in Washington, D.C.

(November - March ). Nov 29,  · Abigail Adams - who was Abigail Adams, and why was she important. ‿ English Reading AZ – Thousands of Videos and eBooks are offered at 29 different levels from AA to Z2. * Download the eBook. Abigail Adams, American first lady (–), the wife of John Adams, second president of the United States, and mother of John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States.

She was a prolific letter writer whose correspondence gives an intimate and vivid portrayal of life in the young republic. Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman Essay. Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman Abigail Adams was more than just America’s First Lady but also one of the prolific writers of her time.

Unlike any other First Ladies, Adams, as she is fondly called made a name of her own apart from her popular husband. Mrs. Nov 04,  · “My Dearest Friend” begins with a courtship letter to the year-old Abigail Smith from the year-old John Adams, and ends (except for an epilogue describing Abigail’s death in “The Book of Abigail and John: Selected Letters of the Adams Family, ”, p, UPNE 21 Copy quote Let your observations and comparisons produce in your mind an abhorrence of domination and power, the parent of slavery, ignorance, and barbarism, which places man upon a level with his fellow tenants of the woods.

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Levin, Abigail Adams can speak her mind to what will surely be a large audience.” —The New York Times “Abigail Adams has much to say to us about her world; Phyllis Lee Levin has helped her convey this in a compelling book and has produced a close and believable portrait of the woman within.”Brand: St.

Martin's Press.Though she believed her main role in life to be wife and mother, Abigail Adams also was a behind-the-scenes stateswoman. She used her talents to maintain her family during the many absences of her husband, John Adams, the second president of the United States, and to advise her husband about women's rights and slavery.