Notes on the State of Virginia, Query 6
Americans, like other civilized peoples, recognize the equal rights of women; Indians do not.
Lectures on Law
A statement of the legal condition of women and the family during the founding era. Wilson contrasts the position of American women with the tyrannical treatment of women in ancient Greece and Rome.
The Natural and Civil History of Vermont
The superiority of the American family, in contrast with the European.
Ingersoll wrote Inchiquin’s Letters as a defense of the American character against its foreign and domestic critics.