Leave it to Abigail

The Story

Leave It to Abigail! The Revolutionary Life of Abigail Adams by Barb Rosenstock introduces us to the power of the written word and speaking up for one’s beliefs. Explore gender roles, and the power of sharing your own story.

Questions to consider

Did women in the 18th century often speak their mind about politics?

Why or why not?

How do we know about people from the past?

What are primary sources?

Are words important?

Do written words have the power to make change?

Why are Abigail’s letters so important?

Why is Abigail’s story important?

The History

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