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A witch-hunt is a search for people labelled "witches" or evidence of witchcraft, often involving moral panic or mass hysteria. The classical period of witchhunts in  ...

Salem Witch Trials - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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The infamous Salem witch trials began during the spring of 1692, after a group of young girls in Salem Village, Massachusetts, claimed to be possessed by the ...

Theories of Origins about Witch Hunts - King's College

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Oct 31, 2001 ... The "theories" for the causes of the Witch Hunts listed below are drawn from what various historians have suggested. They are called theories, ...

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 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing ...

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.

The Trials - Salem Witch Museum

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In January of 1692, the daughter and niece of Reverend Samuel Parris of Salem Village became ill. When they failed to improve, the village doctor, William ...

The Salem Witch Trials - National Geographic Kids

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A witch craze swept the small Puritan community of Salem Village, Massachusetts in 1692. It began when a group of girls gathered in the evenings in the home ...

Witchcraft in Salem [ushistory.org]

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Three townspeople, including Tituba, were named as witches. The famous Salem witchcraft trials began as the girls began to name more and more community ...

The Salem Witch Trials, 1692 - EyeWitness to History

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An eyewitness account of the witch hysteria that gripped the Puritan community of Salem.

The Malleus Maleficarum

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The Malleus Maleficarum (The Witch Hammer), first published in 1486, is arguably one ... (most notably in Salem, Massachusetts during the Salem Witch Trials).

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Salem Witch Hunt begins - Mar 01, 1692 - HISTORY.com

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In Salem Village in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne , and Tituba, an Indian slave from Barbados, are charged with the illegal ...

The Witch Hunts, The Burning Times

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It was the 300 year period of witch-hunting from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, what R.H. Robbins called "the shocking nightmare, the foulest crime and  ...

why did the witch-hunts occur? | The Crucible Questions | Q & A ...

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Oct 3, 2011 ... This was a Puritan village. They were Christians who originally left England because they felt persecuted. Part of their belief system was ...