Answer to Question #109835 in History for mykal rogers

Question #109835
What negative stereotypes and views of Virginia and Virginians does Abigail Adams demonstrate in her letters? What commentary does she offer on the major social and economic issues and divides between the American North and South?
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One of Abigail’s letters that demonstrates her being stereotypical to Virginia and Virginians is her letter on slavery. Abigail Adams stated that the southern gentry viewed themselves as “Lords” compared to their “vassals”. She criticized Virginians who could not love liberty since they deprive the liberty of others. The major social and economic, issues that divides the south and the North according to Abigail was the passion for liberty

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