WWPI Quote: Week 10 (March 5)



Abigail Adams was the wife and closest advisor of John Adams, as well as the mother of John Quincy Adams. She is sometimes considered to have been a Founder of the United States, and is now designated as the first Second Lady and second First Lady of the United States. She and Barbara Bush are the only two women to be the wife of one U.S. president and the mother of another. She took an active role in politics and policy and her political opponents came to refer to her as "Mrs. President." With the relocation of the capital to Washington, D.C., in 1800, she became the first First Lady to reside at the White House.

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