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The Witch of Blackbird Pond Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 15 Summary

Elizabeth George Speare
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Chapter 15 Summary

Matthew Wood is very upset about the nomination of Governor Andros. He feels it will be the end of all they worked for. He is totally against having to abide by the laws set out in England. Kit is surprised to hear that William has gone over to Matthew's way of thinking when he finds out how much tax he has to pay. The anti-royalist feelings are very strong in the colony. The governor considers that the land deeds that had been handed over by the Indians are worthless. The settlers will have to ask for new land grants on the land that they have already paid for and pay taxes on. They believe that their charter, their courts and councils will lose all their power. Some of the colonists are calling for armed rebellion. It is quickly decided there will be no violence.

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