As we remember Abigail Adams’ prescient observations and conclude the celebration of Women’s History Month, we can also “remember the ladies” who contributed to the revolutionary cause. Here’s a look at some of them.
Martha Washington and Abigail Adams are two of the most well-known and admired women from the American Revolution. Yet these founding mothers made very different choices when the lure of liberty called their husbands to leadership positions. Motherhood and their distinctive seasons in life influenced the decisions they made.