What did Abigail Adams predict in her second letter to John Adams?

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Abigail Adams, the wife of John Adams, wrote many letters to him during his presidency. John Adams sought the advice of his wife on many different political matters. These letters also serve as a primary source during the Revolutionary War. One of the most notable letters was written to John...

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Abigail Adams, the wife of John Adams, wrote many letters to him during his presidency. John Adams sought the advice of his wife on many different political matters. These letters also serve as a primary source during the Revolutionary War. One of the most notable letters was written to John Adams and the Continental Congress in March of 1776. Abigail Adams was a proponent of women’s rights and sought more opportunities for women. She believed that husbands should not have complete control over their wives, because men would then become tyrants. Abigail Adams also believed that if females were not given more rights, they would end up forming a rebellion. She also predicted that women would not abide by any law in which they had no form of representation.

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