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A woman's rights in reagrds to spousal abuse ____________.

A. varied widely depending on the colony in which she found herself living
B. varied widely depending on the colony in which she was married.

C.were strictly defined by federal law.

D.were strictly defined by the Church.

Let's eliminate the obvious wrong choices. There were many churches with varying rules. There was no federal government during the colonial period.

Which answer -- a or b -- makes the most sense to you?

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