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Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation by Cokie Roberts
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“John Quincy Adams subscribed to the thesis that his mother's generation was unique when he complained to [his wife] that there were no modern women like her. Abigail, God love her, shot back that women might act frivolous and flighty, but only because men wanted them to.”
Cokie Roberts, Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation
“Cornwallis voiced his lament that even if he destroyed all the men in America, he’d still have the women to contend with.”
Cokie Roberts, Founding Mothers
“Benjamin Franklin had another suggestion for the vice president: “His Superfluous Excellency.”
Cokie Roberts, Founding Mothers