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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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"Remember The Ladies"

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I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember, all men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation. - Abigail Adams, letter to her husband John, dated March 31, 1776.

Abigail Adams’ letter to John Adams urging him to “remember the ladies”, was requesting him to push the Second Continental Congress to do what?

A

Allow women to serve in the Continental Army.

B

Bring women into the Second Continental Congress.

C

Grant women the right to vote and other political rights.

D

Give women the right to own property.

E

Push for increasing women's access to higher education.