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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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Primary Source Fluency Activities: Early America

Jennifer Prior - 2004 - 192 pages
...would Remember the Ladies, R1 : and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. R2: Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. R1 and R2: Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. R1 : lf perticular care and attention is...
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John Adams: Patriot, Diplomat, and Statesman

Miriam Gross - 2004 - 112 pages
...politics, including this warning about the new government: I desire that you would Remember the Laidies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your...If particular care and attention is not paid to the Laidies we are determined to foment a Rebelion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which...
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John Adams: Party of One

James Grant - 2005 - 530 pages
...American republic. "Remember the Ladies," she famously wrote to John, "and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited...Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If perticuliar care and attention is not paid to the Laidies we are determined to foment a Rebelion, and...
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First Ladies and the Press: The Unfinished Partnership of the Media Age

Maurine H. Beasley - 2005 - 335 pages
...support legal rights for women. She wrote, "Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited...Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could." Adams responded, partly in jest, "Depend on it, we know better than to repeal our masculine systems...
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Freedom, a Fading Illusion

Charles Merlin Umpenhour - 2005 - 568 pages
...ladies, and be more generous to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power in the hands of husbands. Remember, all men would be tyrants if they...not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment rebellion, and we will not hold ourselves bound to obey laws in which we have no voice of representation"...
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The Founders on Religion: A Book of Quotations

James H. Hutson - 2009 - 288 pages
...... I 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...would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands....
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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - 2005 - 427 pages
...... I 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...would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands....
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Unto a Good Land: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1900

David Edwin Harrell Jr., Edwin S. Gaustad, John B. Boles, Sally Foreman Griffith - 2005 - 843 pages
...1776 I 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,...would remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands....
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Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities

Professor Department of Sociology Michael S Kimmel, Professor Jeff R Hearn - 2005 - 505 pages
...framing the new American state. she pleaded for gender equality under Enlightenment ideals of freedom: "Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of...Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could" tp. 876). The pioneering American feminists at the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention of l848 implicitly...
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Key Competencies for Improving Local Governance: Concepts and strategies

2005 - 422 pages
...right to vote until the early part of the twentieth century. In that same letter she said, "Do not put unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could." A rather tough but prophetic statement, when we think about it. She could have been speaking for most...
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