Book Report on Abigail Adams

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Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams


Abigail Adams was a unique women because she had an education and an
interest in politics. She learned how to read and write and enjoyed poems most.
She was also very resourceful by helping her husband on difficult problems.

Abigail was born on November 11 on the Julian calendar, or November 22 on
the modern Gregorian calendar. Abigail had two sisters named Mary and Elizabeth
or Betsy. She had one brother named William or Billy. Abigail's name was
originally Abigail Smith. Each baby was baptized on the first Sabbath of its
life and was recorded in their parish records. Abigail live in a comfortable
house. When Abigail was sixteen, her father added a wing that was bigger than
the original building to make room for the children, servants, and visitors.
When I say servants it means that they were probably slaves but were called
servants to avoid the dehumanizing effect that the word 'slave' can mean. Their
house was a sight of luxury in the eyes of the common folk in the parish.
Though they lived well, the Smiths had no fortune. Abigail's father often
worked with his own hands, planting corn and potatoes, gathering hay, sowing
barley, or making sure that his sheep received proper care. Abigail, with the
help of her family grew a very religious bond between each other and a long
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