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First Ladies are often overlooked during Presidential campaigns and during their time in office. This resource changes that! Read about the courage, strength, and character of Abigail Adams, Dolly Madison, Mary Todd Lincoln, Jacqueline Kennedy, Laura Bush, and Michelle Obama. Read the 'behind-the-scenes' contributions each of these ladies made and the sacrifices that they made to help their husbands win the office. Your students will be asked to read and comprehend the passages and then answer a question that will help them dig deeper to determine the unique character traits of each first lady. Also included is a printable comparing first ladies, placing events in chronological order, and completing problem/solution and cause/effect charts. Answer keys are included.