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Daily Routine of a Puritan

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Idali Aviles

on 7 March 2013

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FARMING AND FOOD -Even though the colonies had poor soil, families still went out and farmed as often as they could. Church Services WHAT DID WOMEN DO? -They often spent their time making clothes, sewing. WHAT DID MEN DO? -Men usually did the hunting of animals and the planting of the many different vegetables. WHAT DID CHILDREN DO? -They were expected to behave under the same strict codes as adults (doing chores, attending church services).
-They were discouraged from showing any kind of emotion.
-Children rarely played with any kind of toys or any games (Puritans saw these activities as sinful distractions).
-The boys worked as apprentices, worked in carpentry, explored the outdoors
-The girls were expected to help their mothers cook, wash, clean, and sew.
-Many children learned to read By: Idali Aviles Daily Routine of a Puritan -They were held every Sunday all day long and, by law, everyone had to attend. -Some churches locked the doors so no one could leave. -If someone spoke out or acted wrongly then they would be punished in front of everyone. -People would usually be at church reading the Bible most of the day. -Most farms were too small or too poor to have African American slaves. -Before the farm was used, they had to cut down the trees and use them to make the house and the farm yard; like fences and the barn. -They would make candles, soap, corn meal, preserved vegetables and meat, and did the cooking. As well as taking care of their many children, and even sometimes working in the fields when the men were out hunting. -Women were not allowed to go to the town meetings. (It was considered immortal for them to make decisions). -Usually the farmers would work in the fields and then return in the evening. -Men were mostly farmers, fishers, some shop owners. -Men tended to be the head of the household, and usually spent a lot of time with their kids. Works Cited Cannon and Jackie, Cannon and Jackie. "Daily Life of the New England Colonies." East Buchanan Community Schools. Cannon and Jackie, n.d. Web. 6 Mar. 2013. <http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/00_01/ca/13c6.htm>.
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- They didn't drink much milk.
- If you were not as wealthy as your neighbors, you would hide your fish in the cupboard when they came to visit. This is because you would not want them to know that you eat cheap fish.
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