What happens to the Charter in "The Witch of Blackbird Pond"? hi
What happens to the Charter in "The Witch of Blackbird Pond"?
In Chapter 15, the historical incident involving the disappearance of the Connecticut Charter is described.
The Charter was a document obtained from England by the Connecticut Colony which guaranteed them the right to self-government. In 1687, the Crown reneged on its agreement and ordered the colonists to surrender their Charter. During discussion on the issue that lasted until dark, the candles were suddenly and mysteriously...
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