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In Chapter 6 of "Witch of Blackbird Pond", what was the argument between Matthew Wood and Reverend Bulkeley over?

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Reverend Bulkeley is a staunch loyalist who believes that the colonists should give their total allegiance to the Crown and its appointee, Governor Andros.  He gets into a heated argument with Matthew Wood because Matthew "(does) not favor knuckling under to this new King's governor".

The Reverend begins the exchange by asking Kit if she is "a loyal subject" like her grandfather before her, and...

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