How Did The Salem Witch Trials Affect The Community

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The conflict of the Salem Witch Trials had a lasting effect on the community even after a compromise was found. More than 3 centuries later the Salem Witch Trials are one of the most disturbing and shameful events in American History (Blumberg; how). Many people’s lives were changed through the trials. The Salem Witch Trials also ended in conflict. During the trials everyday tasks were overlooked like; chores, business matters, and other activities, so Salem in a state of ruin for years to come. The would also bring droughts, crop failure, smallpox, and native-american attacks (Brooks). The people of Salem were in ruins for years to come before they got back on their feet. The people involved in the trials wouldn’t discuss them openly for
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