This blog will serve to trace the origins of female education after the American Revolution to the 1970s.
For the Betterment of the Nation
“First Lady Biography: Abigail Adams.” First Ladies.org. Accessed 26 September 2014. http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=2
Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014. Accessed 26 September 2014. http://www.masshist.org/apde2/.
Kerber, Linda K. “The Revolution and Women’s Rights.” excerpted from “History Can Do It No Justin: Women’s and the Reinterpretation of the American Revolution,” in Women in the Age of the American Revolution, ed. Ronald Hoffman and Peter J. Albert (Charlottesville: Unirsite Press of Virginia for the United States Cpaitol Historical Society, 1989).
“Old Deluder Satan Law of 1647.” Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries. Accessed 25 September 2014. http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us/docs/DeluderSatan.pdf.
“Massachusetts Bay School Law (1642).” Constitution.org. Accessed 25 September 2014. http://www.constitution.org/primarysources/schoollaw1642.html