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  • Discussion on Correspondence Between John Adams and his Family
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    Adams Family Correspondence

    Panelists talked about the correspondence between John and Abigail Adams and their son John Quincy Adams and his wife, Louisa. This panel took place at an event marking John and Abigail…

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  • Discussion on the Marriage of John and Abigail Adams
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    Marriage of John and Abigail Adams

    Edith Gelles talked about the 54-year marriage between John and Abigail Adams. She said the couple’s letters are evidence of their strong and successful partnership. This program took place…

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  • Smallpox Inoculation in 18th Century New England
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    Smallpox Inoculation in 18th Century New England

    Professor Andrew Wehrman talked about smallpox in Revolutionary era America and the campaign to inoculate colonists, which was promoted by political leaders like John Adams. Adams, his wife…

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  • Revolutionary Women
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    Revolutionary Women

    Historians spoke about the roles of Abigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, and Judith Sargent Murray, and their legacy in American history. The panelists said that all three women contributed to…

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