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Jefferson had sixty-eight. It had been a bitter conflict. Each side viciously attacked the other. The attacks didn’t stop when the votes were counted. The new president found himself under what seemed to be a constant sea of criticism. Abigail had her own problems to deal with. One was the title by which she would be identified. One man knew of her husband’s fondness for the British system of a strong central government. ” Neither term was flattering. They reflected the anger some people felt about Abigail’s influence on her husband.

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Her son Charles dies of alcoholism. 1801 Abigail returns to Quincy after Thomas Jefferson wins the presidential election. 1804 She briefly resumes her correspondence with Jefferson. 1811 Nabby undergoes surgery for breast cancer but dies two years later. 1818 Abigail dies of typhoid fever in Quincy on October 28. indd 42 11/29/07 2:04:45 PM Timeline in History 1706 Benjamin Franklin is born. 1732 George Washington is born. 1735 John Adams is born. 1743 Thomas Jefferson is born. 1754 French and Indian War begins; it ends nine years later with an English victory.

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