Mar 18 Lecture

Mar 18 Lecture - Demos Ch. 2, 3, 4, first half of 6. TEST...

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Demos Ch. 2, 3, 4, first half of 6. TEST ON THURSDAY!!!!!! A. Profile of accused witches a. Social Characteristics i. female ii. single or widowed iii. dysfunctional or broken family iv. harsh/outspoken v. angry vi. independent, or wanting independence vii. changing in status (up or down) viii.generally poor ix. criminal history or suspicious behavior x. previous job association xi. older in age, going through biological changes 1. menopausal maybe- no kids 2. Why was this particularly stressful in Puritan New England? a. in N.E. society, status was determined by land for men, he can support his family and pass on land to his children. But for women it was established by being a mother, or how many kids she has. The man is the bread- winner, but producing food (making cheese and butter), cleaning, child care, farming (herb garden, orchard, dairy cattle, etc.), clothes making, supervision of the workforce. b. She may feel like she’s losing power and status, jealous of neighbors, angry, and feels guilt for feeling this way. i.
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course HIS HIS/WST 21 taught by Professor Tillson during the Spring '08 term at Tampa.

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Mar 18 Lecture - Demos Ch. 2, 3, 4, first half of 6. TEST...

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