Working stiff Richard Delaney wants to become a baseball star; Walter and Martha Tate are fed up with the loose ways of today's young people, so they want to go back to a time when people were "better behaved".
Did You Know?
Charity stated that she had married at age 13 only because she had held out not to marry at 11. This is a gross error for 1690's Massachusetts. Women seldom married before they were 19-20 or older. The majority of marriages at younger ages were due to pregnancy. Source information is from the published vital records of the towns of early Massachusetts from 1600-1850. The legal age of majority for both men and women at the time was 21. See more