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 ...
Executions ceased, and the Superior Court eventually released all those
awaiting trial and pardoned those sentenced to death. The Salem witch trials,
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.
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) ...
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; ...
... 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 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 ...
3g. Witchcraft in Salem. The Trial of George Jacobs George Jacobs Sr. and his
granddaughter Margaret were both accused of witchcraft, but Margaret managed
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 ...
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!'