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Salem witch trials - Wikipedia


For the 1878 lawsuit, see Salem witchcraft trial (1878). The central figure in this 1876 illustration of the courtroom is usually identified as Mary Walcott. The Salem witch trials were a series of ...

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


Executions ceased, and the Superior Court eventually released all those awaiting trial and pardoned those sentenced to death. The Salem witch trials, which ...

Salem Witch Trials - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Salem Witch Trials, including videos, ... for the anti-Communist “witch hunts” led by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s.

Witch Trials - Salem Witch Museum


All would await trial for a crime punishable by death in 17th-century New England , the practice of witchcraft. In June of 1692, the special Court of Oyer (to hear) ...

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


Oct 23, 2007 ... A girl is accused during the Salem Witch Trials (Bettmann / CORBIS). By Jess ..... During the 13th and early 17th century Europe, the witch-hunt; ...

The Salem Witchcraft Trials of 1692 - UMKC School of Law


... links, games, and other information pertaining to the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. ... under heavy stones for refusing to submit to a trial on witchcraft charges.

The Salem Witch Trials, 1692 - EyeWitness to History


The seeds of the hysteria that afflicted Salem Village, Massachusetts were sown in ... Nineteen victims of the witch-hunt had been hanged, one crushed to death ...

Witchcraft in Salem [ushistory.org]


3g. Witchcraft in Salem. The Trial of George Jacobs George Jacobs Sr. and his granddaughter Margaret were both accused of witchcraft, but Margaret managed  ...

History of the Salem Witch Trials – History of Massachusetts Blog


Aug 18, 2011 ... The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 were a dark time in American history. .... Although the witch hunt started in Salem Village, it quickly spread to ...

National Geographic: Salem Witch-Hunt--Interactive


Experience the 1692 Salem witch-hunt in a terrifying online trial: 'Are you a witch ? How long have you been in the snare of the devil? Confess!'