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

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 ...

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  ...

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, ...

Explanation of Events for the Timeline of the Witch Hunts

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Apr 15, 2009 ... This list includes a selection of events, people, books and more directly and indirectly related to the Witch Hunts. Some descriptions have links ...

A History of Witchcraft Persecutions

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Witchcraft trials erupt in Europe. Many adherents of Catharism, fleeing a papal inquisition launched against their alleged heresies, had migrated into Germany ...

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 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 ...

Witch Hunt | Definition of Witch Hunt by Merriam-Webster

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the act of unfairly looking for and punishing people who are accused of having opinions that are believed to be dangerous or evil. Source: Merriam-Webster's ...

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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 European Witch Hunts - jw.org

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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

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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 ...