"It was 1833. Women didn't have the right to vote"
"Andrew T. Judson took the floor. The thin-lipped lawyer with the bushy, dark side-whiskers was one of the richest most important men in town"(39).
Signpost: Contrast and Contradiction
"But the most surprising event occurred two days after the uproar in the church, when andrew Judson paid a call on Samuel May. The lawyer said he had apologize."(42).
Judson is going as far as making a law against many of Prudence's students and will fine Prudence $100 dollars per student from out of state adn it doubles every time.
The author used this date to show what time period it was so that you knew that in 1833 women weren't very valued therefor shae couldn't go in the meeting herself she had to have someone go for her.
Word Gap: Abominations
The difference is that Judson was thought to be a mean stubborn person but suprisingly he apologized to May and showed that he had is kinder than expected. This matters because it shows a glimpse of hope because he is nicer than they thought.
Judson has a fixed mindset because he is doing everything in his power to close Prudence's school and won't cave in. Becuase he feels colored people shouldn't be able to get an education. This is scaring prudence and some of her students. If Prudence's students leave, then she won't have enough students to teach, so she wouldn't be able to teach people of color.
Why would Ann Eliza risk getting whipped in front of the whole town instead of just going to a different school in a different state?
Defenition: Something that causes disgust or hatred. Technical Term: Yes
"She told readers how she originally met Sarah Harris, why she'd decided to start the school, and why she felt it was important to fight against prejudice, "the mother of all abominations"'
Write summary here:Prudence wanted to keep the school open, but they made a law against her school, so she is trying to find ways to keep it open, and protect herself as well as her students.
Prudence wanted to keep the school open, but they made a law against her school, so she is trying to find ways to keep it open, and protect herself as well as her students.
Write a level 2,3,or 4 question here:
How would Prudence pay for the fine that was given to her?