Draw the rifle. Make sure the drawing conforms to the description in the novel. Be able to identify the following parts of the rifle: muzzle, barrel, breech, pan, frizzen, hammer, flint, trigger, butt-stock, butt-plate, and ramrod.
Select one of the following characters and draw them: Cornish McManus, John Byam, or Tim Harrow.
Write an obituary for Richard Allen Mesinger -- assume it will be published in your local newspaper's obituaries section.
Write an editorial about the death of Richard Allen Mesinger -- assume it will be published in your local newspaper's editorial section.
Use graph paper to plot the cost of the rifle from 1776 to 1993. You'll have to assume how much a year's worth of cured hides is worth. Then plot the worth of one dollar against the cost of the rifle. Does the rifle fulfill Harv Kline's expectation of something that will...
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