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Brief author info: Abigail Adams (1744-1818) American First Lady and feminist Wife of second U.S. president, John A. Adams, and mother of sixth LJ.S. president, John Quincy Adams; prolific letter writer and early feminist; in letters to her husband during the Continental Congress, often described her concerns about women's rights under the new republic.
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I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature ...
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
If particular care is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, no representation.
I can not say that I think you are very generous to the Ladies, for whilst you are proclaiming peace and good will to Men, Emancipating all Nations, you insist upon retaining an absolute power over Wives.
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature; and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, "Give, giver
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