What was life like for women during Colonial Times? Most girls today are aghast when they find out.
My students loved to do a skit based on this handout, where modern women and their colonial ancestors met and discussed how they were treated.
It never hurt to slap a wig on some young man and have him take one of the roles.
Students today are surprised by the age of marriage for women, the large numbers of children, the near-total lack of rights, and much more.