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Welcome to Massachusetts! I'm Thomas , your Massachusetts guide! In this tour, I will show you what the houses look like, the clothes, how we live, school, and what we do in our free time. Enjoy!
Welcome to Massechusetts!
Elizabeth, help me with the cooking!
The main room of a house has a large fireplace, where a fire is always burning. Most food is roasted over the fire, or warmed in large iron kettles. Baking is done in a small oven inside the fireplace.
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Most colonists' houses have very few windows, which are small, because glass is expensive. Colonists often use oiled paper instead of glass to let in light. A colonial home had two of three rooms and a loft. Children in these houses do not have bedrooms. They sleep on lumpy mattresses in the main room of the house or loft. In the morning, the family rolls up the mattresses and moved them out of the way.
I have some more information for you. Did you know that the frocks on young children's' dresses have strings fastened at the back that adults hold to prevent the children from falling?Also, over here, pockets are not sewn into girls dresses. Instead, they are sewn into a ribbon or belt and worn over her petticoats. She could reach into a slit in the side of her skirt to put something in her pocket.
Most colonial families made their own clothing. Most clothes were made of linen or wool. Over here, Peoples' clothing show their social class. The very richest people wore lace and fine fabrics, including silk. Click To EditMost colonial families made their own clothing. Many families made their own cloth as well.Most clothes were made of linen or wool. In colonial times, peoples' clothing showed their social class. The very richest people wore lace and fine fabrics, including silk. Help Insert ParagraphUndoes the last commandRedoes the last commandTabUntabSet a bold styleSet a italic styleSet a underline styleSet a strikethrough styleClean a styleSet left alignSet center alignSet right alignSet full alignToggle unordered listToggle ordered listOutdent on current paragraphIndent on current paragraphChange current block's format as a paragraph(P tag)Change current block's format as H1Change current block's format as H2Change current block's format as H3Change current block's format as H4Change current block's format as H5Change current block's format as H6Insert horizontal rulelinkDialog.show Summernote 0.8.11 · Project · Issues
My, you two look lovely!
Boys and girls usually dress alike when they are young. They all wear dresses, called frocks. Around the age of five or six, a boy would begins dressing like his father and a girl like her mother. Boy (left) Girl (right)