Chains study guide- Chapters 1-15

Isabel
She is a slave of the Lockton’s, Main character of the book/Narrator, 13 years old, almost set free, previously lived in Rhode Island.

Ruth
Isabel’s little sister, pretty, hard worker, simple minded, listens when shes told, prone to siegures.

Curzon
Slave of Bellingham, patriot, wears a red hat, gathers information, asks Isabel to spy on the Lockton’s.

The Locktons
owners of Isabel and Ruth, rich loyalists, live in NY, cruel, abusive, mischievous.

Miss Mary Finch
Previous owners of Isabel and Ruth, dead, wanted to set Isabel, and Ruth free, taught Isabel to read.

Jenny
Former indentured servant, Knew Isabel’s mother, wanted to buy Isabel and Ruth,

Lady Seymour
Loyalists, Nice to Isabel, Master Lockton’s Aunt, does not call her Sal, old+rich, owns land in 3 countries, powerful loyalist.

Becky
She works for the Lockton’s, maid/cooks, White woman, she’s old, does not live with the Lockton’s, lives in a boarding house.

proprietor
owner of buisness

rabble
unruly crowd

indentured
a servant under contract for a specified time

surly
bad tempered

insolence
disrespect

etiquette
rules of acceptable behavior

tarnished
dull or discolored, usually with metal

smallpox
a deadly disease from the past, characterized by boils

DONOT
No conjugating verbs