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Witch-hunt - Wikipedia


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


Find out more about the history of Salem Witch Trials, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

Theories of Origins about Witch Hunts - King's College


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, ...

Witchcraft in Salem [ushistory.org]


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

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


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 ...

The Trials - Salem Witch Museum


Haunted Happenings is here! Haunted Happenings Alert. Please note*** This weekend we anticipate large crowds for Haunted Happenings. While we do not ...

The Witch Hunts, The Burning Times


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  ...

A History of Witchcraft Persecutions


Scotland's witch-hunting had its origins in the marriage of King James to Princess Anne of Denmark. Anne's voyage to Scotland for the wedding met with a bad ...

Causes of the Salem Witchcraft Trials


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.

Inside the Salem Witch Trials - The New Yorker


Sep 7, 2015 ... In 1692, the Massachusetts Bay Colony executed fourteen women, five men, and two dogs for witchcraft. The sorcery materialized in January.

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The European Witch Hunts - jw.org


A FEW centuries ago in Europe, the fear of witchcraft led to witch hunts and executions. These occurred largely in France, Germany, northern Italy, Switzerland, ...

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


Oct 23, 2007 ... The Salem witch trials occurred in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing ...

The Salem Witch Trials, 1692 - EyeWitness to History


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