Salem Witch Dbq Essay

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Did you know that you had to believe in God and the Devil and if you only believed in the devil they considered you as a witch. In 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts people were accused of witchcraft and some were hanged. A respected man named Cotton Mather wrote something about devils and witches walking the earth. In document F it says “There is confined unto the atmosphere of our air a vast power or army of evil spirits under the government of a Prince (Satan) who employs them in a continual opposition to the designs of God.” They believed in God and that the evil spirits and witches are under the influence of Satan. The Puritans believed that the bible was true. In Document H says “Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.” The Puritans were

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