Abigail Adams's Early Signs Of Feminism

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Abigail Adam’s early signs of Feminism
Feminism is an organized effort to give women the same economic, social, and political rights as men. Abigail Adams, the wife of John Adams, supported early ideas of feminism or women’s rights, she focused most importantly on girls getting an education, she developed these ideas from her marriage to John and her influential childhood.
First, Abigail Adams felt very strongly about girls receiving an education. Judith Sargent Murray felt strongly about women’s education, she believed that the women were meant to be doing way more than housework, she thought it was a waste. Abigail and Judith Sargent Murray knew each other because they both lived in Boston, Massachusetts (National Women's History Museum). Abigail and Judith Sargent Murray worked together to expand women’s education and women’s rights.
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This was shown because Abigail and her sister were taught how to read and write, She and her two sisters developed the interest for reading and hence they spent most of their time in their father's library reading, (National Parks Service. U.S. Department of the Interior). Since Abigail had access to her father’s full library, she was able to grow up reading. When she was growing up, she was not able to go to school because she had to stay home and do housework. Also because as a child, there were no girls going to school during these times. But since she was able to read books from her father’s library she was more educated than most girls because she could read (National Women's History Museum). This helped her so much in the future, because she was able to write letters to John, so she could communicate her beliefs to him. Which influenced him even more, because he respected Abigail’s comments, so he would listen to her in her letters to

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