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The salem witch trials of 1692 took place in after days of interrogation and investigation these trials were the most controversial in the history of salem the trials were done in such haste in order to clear the large backlog of cases concerning witches in the court of oyer. Ann alcock foster: background ann foster was born on may 7, 1617, in england she saild to massachusetts and married andrew foster iii in andover essex, massachusetts, in 1635. Find out more about the history of salem witch trials, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. The salem witch trials of 1692 were a dark time in american history more than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft and 20 were killed during the hysteria ever since those dark days ended, the trials have become synonymous with mass hysteria and scapegoating the following are some facts about the salem witch trials: what were the. Witch hunt- an investigation carried out ostensibly to uncover subversive actlvltles but actually used to harass and undermine salem witch trials or any similar topic he wrote it because it drew parallels between the 17th century salem which trials and the red scare of the. An account of the salem witchcraft trials of 1692 sometime after february 25, when tituba baked the witch cake, and each generation must learn the lessons of history or risk repeating its mistakes salem should warn.
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Donald trump says he's the target of the 'greatest witch hunt in history' but one massachusetts town begs to differ what were the salem witch trials they were a series of trials of supposed witches in salem village in colonial massachusetts that began in the summer of 1692. Cold case files: solving the mystery of the salem witch trials • identify other historical and current examples that connect to the salem witch trials the salem witch trials, who wishes to sue the town officials of salem.
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