Develop a Constitution
John Winthrop and the representatives in Massachusetts developed a constitution for the state. Develop your own constitution as though you are building a country from the ground up. What important factors should be included?
Examine news clippings and archives and bring an article to the class that relates to the text. Discuss how it relates.
Stage a Trial
The author describes several trials in the course of the text. Stage a reenactment of the trial of Anne Hutchinson, Roger Williams, or one of the other individuals that were banished from Massachusetts.
Draw one of the historical figures from the book. How do you envision this individual dressing? What hairstyles were popular in this time period?
Students should research the period style of dress from the book and create a version of a costume that resembles this period. Students can bring...
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