Salem Witch Trials Research Paper

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The Salem witch trials began in October 1692, where the towns people of Salem Village Massachusetts thought they were being attacked by a conspiracy of witches. The Puritans also thought of North America as the devil’s territory, a super natural enemy. During the spring of 1692 a group of young girls started acting really bazar they claimed to possessed by the devil. The girls accused many older local women of witchcraft, usually all the women accused were usually outcasts. The result of those young girls Salem Village began a special court to hear the cases of accused women. The first women convicted of witchcraft was Bridget Bishop. On June 10th Bridget was told she was guilty and was sent to Gallows Hills where she was hanged. After Bridget’s

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