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" I long to hear that you have declared an independency. And, by the way, in the new code of laws 1 Samuel Quincy. which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than... "
Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ... - Page 83
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Women and the Law: Leaders, Cases, and Documents

Ashlyn K. Kuersten - 2003 - 256 pages
...government, Abigail Adams urged her husband, John, one of the framers of this second constitution, to "remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors [had been]." But no provision for gender equality found its way into the newly organized document that...
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A Hunger For Liberty Leads to the Declaration of Independence

Mary Mostert - 2004 - 205 pages
...independence: "1 long to hear that you have declared an independency. And, by the way, in the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make,...favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such 161 Picture-New York Public Library -Engraving of General Howe Evacuating Bostonunlimited power into...
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Brief History of Social Problems: A Critical Thinking Approach

Frank J. McVeigh, Loreen Therese Wolfer - 2004 - 436 pages
...he was at Philadelphia forging the Declaration of Independence. She wrote: "In the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make,...generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. If particular care and attention is not paid to us, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will...
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Cracking the AP U. S. History, 2004-2005

Tom Meltzer, Jean Hofheimer Bennett - 2004 - 368 pages
...women. Extra bonus points for including Abigail Adams's letter to her husband John, in which she writes: "Remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors." • That American distribution of wealth was not radically changed by the Revolution, which meant that...
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America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction, Issue 348

Daily Show Writers, Daily Show Writers Staff, Rich Blomquist, Writers Of the Daily Show The - 2004 - 242 pages
...his intellectual equal. (He must have been pretty stupid!) ln fact, she once wrote to her husband, "Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors," making her one of the country's first feminists. My guess? She was a dyke. Mary Hays, a/k/a "Molly...
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Freedom: A History of US

Joy Hakim - 2003 - 406 pages
...which you will make," she said, "I desire you to remember the Ladies. Do not put unlimited power in the hands of the husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could." The women would have to wait. But me ideas formed by this remarkable group of men would help free their...
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Boston Sites and Insights: An Essential Guide to Historic Landmarks in and ...

Susan Wilson - 2004 - 350 pages
...until fairly recent times. Back in 1776, the outspoken Abigail Adams implored of her husband John, "Remember the ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors!" As it turned out, neither John nor the generations of men that followed did much to commemorate women's...
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Women and Political Participation: A Reference Handbook

Barbara C. Burrell - 2004 - 277 pages
...now famous plea to her husband, future president John Adams, that in writing the new constitution, he "remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. ... If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion,...
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Madam President

Catherine Thimmesh - 2004 - 80 pages
...to make I desirejou would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them thanjour ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. " In his reply letter, John Adams pooh-poohed her plea — amused, though, that she was "so saucy."...
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Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation

Cokie Roberts - 2004 - 384 pages
..."I long to hear that you have declared an independency — and by the way in the new 1lode of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I destre you would remember the ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your aneestors....
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