The Salem Witch Trials were a string of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft. This took place in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused and brought to trial, 19 of whom were found guilty and executed by hanging.
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The touch test was premised on the idea that victims of sorcery would have a special reaction to physical contact with their evil doer. In the cases where a possessed person fell into spells, the suspected witch would be brought into the room and asked to lay a hand on them.
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Ann Putnam Jr was a principal witness at the Salem Witch Trials of Massachusetts during the later portion of the 17th-century colonial America. She was born in October 1679 to Thomas Putnam and Ann Putnam. Her mother had twelve children, and Ann was the oldest. Ann was chronically ill in the...Read More
The Salem Witch Trials formally began in February 1692, when the afflicted girls accused the first three victims, Tituba, Sara Good, and Sara Osborne of witchcraft. The trial ended in 1693 when the remaining victims were released from jail. The mass hysteria of the "Witch hunt" was produced by...Read More
The Salem Witchcraft trial of 1878, also known as Ipswich Witchcraft Trial and the Second Salem Witch Trial, was a well-known American civil case held in May 1875 in Salem, Massachusetts, in which Lucretia LS Brown, an adherent of The Christian Science religion, accused fellow Christian...Read More
Salem is a historic city located on the coast in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States, located in the North Shore. It is a New England bedrock of history and is considered one of the most significant seaports in Puritan American history.
It is positioned at the entran...Read More
Church leaders taught their congregations that witchcraft was a danger and many persecutions were carried out as a result of the cooperation of secular governments. Religious leaders carry a large share of the blame for the witch hunts. Church leaders and ministers taught them that witches were...Read More
The Salem Witch Trials were very brutal witch trials. Women were not the only ones who were executed. Men, children, and even dogs were also hung. Most of the people hanged in the trials were landowners. The most horrifying case in which a man was accused of witchcraft was named, Giles...Read More
For the most part, the men of Salem Village were involved in blaming, trying, and convicting the young women whose unusual behavior and outlandish accusations were at the heart of the trials. However, men were being accused, sometimes by neighbors who had longstanding resentments against...Read More
The person who invented chess is somewhat debatable, and not fully known. The earliest version of modern chess was a game called Chaturanga. Chess is one of the most ancient games in the world, and it is assumed that the country of origin is India, and then not long after, it spread all over...Read More