Though Abigail Adams was the second “First Lady” of the United States, she was the first to become important. In an era when women were expected to live in the shadow of their husbands, Abigail Adams stood out. For more than 175 years, she was the only woman in U.S. history to be both the wife and mother of a president.

  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane
  • Series: Profiles in U.S. History
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Age Level: 8-13
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