Abigail had a tough childhood. She was unhealthy which lead to inactivity and she did not receive a formal education, but there were some good things about her childhood too.Abigail Adams was born on November 11, 1744 in Weymouth Massachusetts. She belonged to a loving family, she had three siblings, she had two sisters and one brother. Like most children in the 1700's she did not receive a formal education. She learned mostly sewing and cooking and some other basic things.
Abigail adams was a very smart, brave, and curious little girl and stayed that way even when she got older.
In her later years she experienced two wars the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and during this time she met her husband John Adams.Abigail Smith married John Adams on October 25, 1764 and later had five children. Abigail, Susanna, John Quincy, Charles , and Thomas. Susanna died before reaching the age of two. Soon after the war she moved to France and joined her husband and later moved to England. In 1797 John Adams was elected as president, which meant the Abigail was First Lady. Abigail died of a stroke at her home on October 28, 1818.
Abigail Adams later years were pretty eventful. She lived through two wars, a death of one of her children, moved to France and then to England and a lot more.
Did you know that Abigail Adams moved to England? Did you know some people called her Mrs. President?When Abigail Adams husband, John Adams, went to France they wrote letters to each other and after a while Abigail moved to France to live with her husband. Then soon after the war they moved to England. Abigail Adams was the first America woman to be the wife of one president and the mother of another. Abigail had so much advice that some people called her Mrs. President. Abigail was the first woman to actually live in the White House. Abigail lived through two wars the Revolutionary war and the war of 1812. Abigail's grandson published a book about her letters and was the first book about a First Lady at that time.
Abigail Adams had a very interesting life. Many important events happened in her life.
Revolutionary War : the war that declared our independence
First Lady : wife of a president
Who was Abigail Adams? By True Kelley
Abigail Adams by Sawyur Kem Knapp
Web sites/ database
Abigail Adams history.com
Abigail Adams SIRS Discover