Welcome To Wethersfield,Connecticut
BY: Megan Chang
Wethersfield, Conneticut is the best place to be. It will definitely take some getting used to, especially coming from Barbados, a warm, luxurious Carribean Island, but you'll love it here! Most people are welcoming, but some may take a while to adjust to you. Watch out for Hannah Tupper, an old lady that lives on the meadow. People in Wethersfield say that she may be a witch. Come, as I take you on a journey through places to see, people to meet, delicious blueberry cake to eat, and more!
WORDS TO KNOW
These are some of the words that people in Wethersfield, Connecticut say. It may sound a bit funky to you, coming from Barbados. But, you'll get the hang of it soon!
Places You Want To Visit
The Meeting House
If you are a Puritan, a child's first education outside the home is at a Dame School. There, you learn to read and write. The curriculum is mostly based off of the Puritan religion.
Boys in Wethersfield also learned how to read and write. But boys also had to be able to answers every question given by the master immediately when the stick was pointed to him.
In a Dame School, girls learned how to sew, cook, and clean. Mercy decided to teach a Dame School because she liked teaching children and there weren't many in the area.
YOUR FAMILY IN WETHERSFIELD
People You Should Meet
The Cruff Family
William Ashby is very nice, but he does like to prove his point. He can sometimes get angry when someone argues with him, but most of the time, he's kind.
John Holbrook likes to go with the flow of things. He is studying to be a doctor but didn't have enough money to go to Harvard. He is very smart and very brave.
Nathaniel sails on a boat with his father. He is very outgoing and brave. He would definitely put his own life in danger to save someone else's.
This prezi shows how the Puritans and Quakers came to be. It also shows the similarities and differences between the two.