Abigail Adams: The Feminist Myth
For the past few decades, there has been an enormous increase in research pertaining to female historical figures. In an attempt to balance the seemingly endless information on male heroes, however, some historians have created false images of American heroines, such as Abigail Adams. With evidence from a deliberately limited selection of letters, modern historians portray Abigail Adams as a forerunner to the modern feminist movement.
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