November 22, 2021
Abigail Adams and the “Reigns of Government”
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Moderator Catherine Allgor, President Massachusetts Historical Society, a FLARE Lifetime Inaugural Institutional Member
Speaker: Sara Martin, Editor- in-Chief of The Adams Papers
Abigail Adams is perhaps best known for her 1776 call to “Remember the Ladies.” Among the thousands of words she penned during her life, why is it this phrase that continues to resonate? Dr. Sara Martin, editor in chief of The Adams Papers, will join Dr. Catherine Allgor, president of the Massachusetts Historical Society, to explore Adams’s thoughts on government and women’s role in society.