Adams's Son: An Analysis Of Abigail Adams Letter To France

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Abigail Adams writes a letter to her reluctant son while he is off at sea to visit France with his father in 1780. She makes it very clear that he should not mess up this opportunity by stating reasons that she knows what is in his best interest. This works for John because she knows he will obey his mother and do as she says. She uses these ways to show her son that she knows what is best for her son.
In her letter, the message that she wanted to transfer was clear--she wanted to tell her son to not ruin the opportunity that was at stake. John Quincy Adams had the diplomatic opportunity with his father to maintain the ally that the US had with France.
One of the reasons how she got young Adams to respect and follow her opinion is because
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