Salem Witch Trials: An Era In American History

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Let me just start by saying the Salem witch trials were brutal. Over 20 girls were hung and burned and 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft. It was in 1692 to 1693. The reason these women and occasionally men were tried was because the Salem witch trials were basically an era in American history where if we did not like someone all we had to do is claim them for witchcraft. Little girls would be in the church during the trials and start screaming and freaking out saying these women were sending their demons and satan’s helpers to attack them and that they were biting and scratching at their ankles and poking their eyes. This time in our history was brutal. The worst part was that none of these accusations were true.

These women
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