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    Abigail Adams

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    Abigail used her position to bring forth her own strong federalist and strong feminist views. Mrs. Adams was one of the earliest feminists and will always influence today's women. Abigail Adams was born Abigail Smith in 1744 at Weymouth, Massachusetts. She was a descendent of the Qunicys', a very prestigious family in the colonies, on her mothers' side. On her fathers' side Abigail was a descendent of Congressional Ministers. During a time when women did not receive a formal education, her

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    worked to teach herself and greatly influenced her husband by writing him letters about how women should have more rights. Abigail Amelia Adams changed history for women. Abigail’s life began in Weymouth Massachusetts on November 11 1734. She was born to Reverend William Smith and Elizabeth Quincy Smith. Abigail Adams was the second of four children (Sawyer 1-2). Abigail was a frail and weak child. She did not have many friends when she was young because of her illnesses. When she was young she often

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    Historical Nurse Leader John S. Apperson was born in August 21, 1837 in Orange County, VA. John was raised by his father, Alfred Apperson and mother Malinda Jones. John did not attend primary school; he worked on his father’s farm until the age of twelve. When John was seventeen he moved to Smythe County, where he worked under a physician name Dr. Faris. Dr. Faris was John’s mentor. Dr. Faris encouraged John to study medicine. John was Dr. Faris’s apprentice from 1859 through 1860(Apperson, 2001)

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    I think Abigail Adams was not very smart when she was a child. She was born in 1744 in Massachusetts. Abigail was very interested in learning when she was a little girl, but they expected the girls to learn to be wives and run the household while the boys learned reading, writing, Latin, and arithmetics. “Abigail and her sister never received any formal education, and Abigail thought this was unfair” (Somervill22) This quote shows how Abigail Adams was not taught as a little girl even though she

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    The Swimmer by John Cheever begins at Helen and Donald Westerhazy’s pool when Neddy Merrill makes the decision to journey eight miles home by swimming through a series of pools, he calls the “Lucinda River” (297) and walking when unable to swim. While he making his way back home, he stops at fourteen old friends’ houses and drinks before continuing on if possible. By the end of Neddy’s journey, he is exhausted and comes to the realization that he has lost not only his house but also his wife and

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    Biography of John Adams

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    John Adams was born October 30, 1735 in Braintree Massachusetts to his father John Adams and mother Susanna Boylston Adams. His father was a deacon, lieutenant in the militia, and farmer. John looked up to his father, more than anyone. Recounting later in his life that if he could go back in time he would become a farmer like his father. John was the eldest to two younger brothers Peter and Elihu. He was also the second cousin to Samuel Adams who will later convince him to join the revolution, and

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    THE EVOLVING OF A GREAT MAN, FOR HER IMPORTANT FAMILY CONNECTIONS PROBABLY BENEFITED HIS CAREER. JOHN ADAMS WAS BORN IN 1735, BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTS TO JOHN ADAMS AND SUSANNA BOYLSTON. JOHN ADAMS WAS THE ELDEST OF THREE SONS. MR ADAMS WAS A DEACON AND FARMER (WHICH MEANT THE FAMILY WAS NOT WEALTHY). MRS ADAMS WAS BORN FROM ONE OF THE FIRST FAMILIES OF MASSACHUSETTS (THE BOYLSTON’S OWNED A LOT OF PROPERTY). JOHN ADAMS GRADUATED FROM HARVARD IN 1755. UPON GRADUATING, HE WAS OFFERED A JOB TO TEACH IN

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    Abigail Adams

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    Abigail Adams was born on November 11, 1744 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, which was about fifteen miles from south Boston. Her parents were William Smith and Elizabeth Quincy Smith, both of their families had lived in colonies for several generations. She had two sisters and a brother; Mary, Betsy and Billy. They had a very good childhood however; Abigail was very shy but also very determined and stubborn. She was also sick most of her childhood and annoyed by her mother's overprotective nature

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    British that would shut down all future international trade. In the eyes of the Massachusetts people, this was treason because a numerous amount of merchant, shipbuilding, and fishing businesses were located there. His support of the embargo collapsed the majority of businesses in Massachusetts. Nine months before his term was complete, the legislator voted on JQA’s successor, (Kennedy 44). In the eyes of JFK, John Quincy Adams was courageous because he stood up for what he believed was right and in

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    Important Presidents

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    interests of his country and often against the interests of his party. Adams was defeated for a second term as president because he defied party power to act for his vision of the nations good. John Adams was born October 30, 1735, in Braintree, Massachusetts. He was the eldest of three sons, children of John and Susanna Boylston Adams. Young John attended a “dame” school, a school conducted by a woman in her home. Later he went to the Free Latin School. He was handy around cattle and horses, helping

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