The Words of Abigail Adams
Historical Perspectives: In Their Own Words
First Lady Abigail Adams is an honored figure in U.S. history. Her correspondence offers historical primary sources, helping us understand what it was like to be a woman, a mother, and an American in the early days of the United States. This fascinating and accessible biography of Adams's life uses her own words to reflect the wit, intelligence, and opinions of this early advocate for women's rights. Sidebars, fact boxes, and a timeline fill in details about her life and the early American time period, solidifying this volume as a must-have for every social studies collection.