The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

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What are some problems the people of Wethersfield face?

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The setting of The Witch of Blackbird Pond is Wethersfield, Connecticut in the 1680s. This New England town is a Puritan settlement, and though the settlers are trying to make the best of a difficult situation, the community does have some problems.

First of all, Wethersfield is a community focused on the practice of...

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