Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman

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Pearson Longman, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 242 pages
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This lively biography of Adams details the life of a revolutionary, mother, activist and wife who engaged in the building of the America nation.

Abigail Adams campaigned for the education of women and pioneered the role women were to play in the American Revolution and the new Republic. The life of this one woman forms a large window on society during the 75 years that saw the birth and cultural maturation of the United States.


The titles in the Library of American Biography Series make ideal supplements for American History Survey courses or other courses in American history where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each interpretative biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. At the same time, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

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