Biography: John and Abigail Adams: Love and Liberty

Subjects: Civics, History, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: Biography

He was one of the guiding lights of the American Revolution and the nation's second president. She made his accomplishments possible. John and Abigail Adams sacrificed much for their dream of a new nation. John's work at the first Continental Congress in Philadelphia helped steer America towards the future. Home alone, Abigail kept their farm from ruin as war raged around her, contributing to the cause by housing the local militia and even melting down utensils to make bullets.

60-minute runtime; 2-year copyright clearance.

March 15 at 7:00AM ET/PT

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