American History I Honors Project. 2018-2019 Fall Semester
It is Massachusetts, 1784. Like its neighboring states, Massachusett's economy is at an all-time low, specifically in the state's wide range of rural areas. As a result, pro-debtor laws are being enacted in several state legislatures, yet the Massachusetts government has other plans...
YOU OWE MONEY. GET OUT.
This is the Carter family: William Carter, Emily Carter, and their 5-year-old daughter, Bianca Carter. They were one of the many families who owned and lived on a farm, and little do they know, one of the many who were forced to experience the unjustifiable acts of Massachusett's goverment toward those in debt.
One day, an officer and an accompanying boy walked solemnly to the Carter's farm with a haughty document in hand.
This haughty document elaborately explained that since the Carters have not payed back their dues, they must give up their house and farm.
In other words, they had to leave their home by nightfall...