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Salem witch trials

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The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of ..... Some historians believe that the accusation by Ann Putnam Jr. suggests that a family feud may have been a...

Causes of the Salem Witchcraft Trials

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Causes for the Outbreak of Witchcraft Hysteria in Salem. 1. Strong belief ... to work of the devil 2. A belief that Satan recruits witches and wizards to work for him.

List of 5 Possible Causes of the Salem Witch Trials - History Lists

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A list of 5 possible explanations for the Salem Witch Trials, that is factors that triggered or/and fueled the mass hysteria that would led to 19 accused "witches" to ...

Ergot Poisoning (LSD) - the cause of the Salem Witch Trials - PBS ...

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Linnda Caporael may have solved one of the biggest mysteries of early American history — the cause of the Salem Witch Trials — but she stumbled onto the ...

Salem Witchcraft: the Events and Causes of the Salem Witch Trials

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What caused the Salem witch trials of 1692? This question has been asked for over 300 years. Although it is a simple question, it does not have an easy answer.

History of the Salem Witch Trials – History of Massachusetts

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Aug 18, 2011 ... The fact is, although there were many other contributing factors, Tituba's confession is the main reason why the Salem Witch Trials happened.

The UnMuseum - Salem Witch Trails - Part II

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Part II: The Witches of Salem: Theories and Speculations ... What caused this sudden fear of witches and ripped the small community apart? ... Puritan minister who was present at the time of the trials, wrote an account of them for the governor.

Witchcraft in Salem [ushistory.org]

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The famous Salem witchcraft trials began as the girls began to name more and more ... Which of the following was not a possible cause of the hysteria?

A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials | History | Smithsonian

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Oct 23, 2007 ... The Salem witch trials occurred in colonial Massachusetts between ..... One reason for the preceding efforts against "witches" was because of ...

Bad Rye and the Salem Witches • Damn Interesting

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Mar 9, 2007 ... Ergot poisoning, or ergotism, can cause a distressing array of side effects. ... Given the conditions, the idea that the Salem witch trials may have ...

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Salem Witch Trials - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Salem Witch Trials, including videos, ... in rye, wheat and other cereals), which toxicologists say can cause symptoms such as ...

What Caused the Salem Witch Trials? | JSTOR Daily

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Oct 27, 2015 ... Looking into the underlying causes of the Salem Witch Trials in the 17th century.

The Salem Witch Trials, 1692 - EyeWitness to History

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The seeds of the hysteria that afflicted Salem Village, Massachusetts were ... The physicians called in to examine the girls could find no natural cause of the ...