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Declaring Independence Essay

  • Submitted by: chickie026
  • on February 20, 2012
  • Category: History
  • Length: 342 words

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 Declaring Independence
 Key Words & Phrases     | My Reactions, Thoughts, Feelings, and/or Connections     |
    1. What are some of the key ideas of the letters between John and Abigail Adams?     2. What does Abigail Adams threaten to do if women are not given representation in the new laws of the land?     3. What other groups, besides women, does John Adams claim are demanding more freedoms from the government? What do these groups have in common with women?     4. How do you think Abigail Adams felt when she read her husband's letter?     5. John Adams was on the committee to help write the Declaration of Independence. The second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence, states that: "We hold these truths to be self–evident: that all men are created equal...". Who do you think John Adams and the other signers of the Declaration of Independence were referring to by "all men"?     6. Was it their intention to include women? Slaves?Native Americans?     7. What are some of your thoughts and reactions to these letters?     |   1)While reading Abigail Adams letter to john my reaction was that Abigail has a point when she said “do not put such unlimited   power into the hands of the husbands” because the ladies have right to have an opinion in independence because man and women should be treated equally and if not ladies should fight for what's right and by giving all the power to man is discrimination by sex and basically treating women as if they are vassals.    2)Abigail Adams threatens to determine to   foment a Rebellion. 3)the children, apprentice, Negroes, and guardians. They want freedom. 4)Surprised like if she was going to accomplish something. 5)I think he was referring to to men and women. 6)No I don't think it was. 7)My reaction was that men and women should be treated equally because no one is better then anybody it doesn't matter if you're a man or a woman were all equal no matter what.           |

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