Annotated Bibliography On Tituba

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Diamond Brant Hist 2010 12:20-1:15 Deanna Carter, MA 11-14-15 Annotated Bibliography Rosenthal, Bernard. “Tituba”. OAH Magazine of History 17, No. 4 (2003) 48–50. Accessed Sept. 22, 2015. Rosenthal’s article focuses on Tituba’s life and how she played a role within the Salem Witch Trials. Rosenthal sheds light on the fact that Tituba was married, which is left out in several documentations of her. He also brings up the fact that she admitted to doing witchcraft and the infamous circle of girls she told stories to. He shares that not many people would know that her plan was not to cause a ruckus upon Salem but to ultimately warn people of the devil. For scholars wanting to know more about Tituba and her life this article is perfect. He gives detail of her back-story and fascinating details about her contribution to the Salem With Trials. …show more content…

“False Confessions: Causes, Consequences, and Implications for Reform”. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 17, No. 4 (2008) 249–53. Accessed Sept. 22, 2015. Kassin’s article is primarily over falsely confessing and being accused for crimes. He believes that the people of Salem falsely admitted to witchcraft due to intimidation and gossip. When another person accused someone of witchcraft the police would forcibly confront the accused person causing fear and ultimately, making the person confess. Several people knew that people were wrongly accused but no one knew they were falsely confessing. This article is interesting but for scholar it doesn’t give enough information about Salem Witch Trials as a whole. Ray, Benjamin. “Salem Witch Trials”. OAH Magazine of History 17, No. 4 (2003) 32–36. Accessed Sept. 9, 2015

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