The 1962: The Salem Witchcraft Trials

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In 1962 the Salem Witchcraft Trials started. In Salem, Massachusetts there were puritans the had a lot of paranoia. Why did 20 people die of the Salem Witchcraft Trials? The Salem Witchcraft Trial was caused by poor young girls who acted possessed. Most of the accusers were under 20 years old.Little girls caused the Salem Witchcraft Trials by pretending to be possessed. Most of the accusers were also poor and lived in the Western part of town. Mostly all of the accusers were under 20 years of age. According to the chart 29 females were under the age of 20 and were also accusers. This was proved because the chart states that the genders were female and the marital status is 34. These 29 females were more likely to be involved in the
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