Salem witch trials Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Salem witch trials.

  • 1 Biography
  • 13 Student Essays
  • 6 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 17 Literature Criticisms
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Encyclopedia Articles (6)

4,141 words, approx. 14 pages
Mather-Cheever Account of the Salem Witch Trials by Cotton, Cheever, Ezekiel, and Sewall, Samuel Mather Mather-Cheever Account of the Salem Witch Trials Reprinted in Eyewitness to America Published in... Read more
4,476 words, approx. 15 pages
Witch-Hunts in Puritan New England The witch trials that took place in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692 and 1693 are remembered today as a tragic chapter in American history. The trials are generally con... Read more
7,859 words, approx. 27 pages
Salem Witch Trials and Executions The pre-trial hearings in the cases of Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba set the stage for the social strife that would soon rip Salem apart. (See Chapter 3 for i... Read more
3,652 words, approx. 13 pages
Aftermath of the Salem Trials After the prisoners awaiting trial on charges of practicing witchcraft were granted amnesty (pardoned) in 1693, the accusers and judges showed hardly any remorse for exec... Read more
751 words, approx. 3 pages
The Salem Trials: Interrogation of Susannah Martin by Cotton and Cheever, Ezekiel Mather The Salem Trials: Interrogation of Susannah Martin Reprinted in Eyewitness to America in 1997 Cotton Mather, a ... Read more
2,349 words, approx. 8 pages
Bishop, Bridget Born: c. 1640 England Died: June 10, 1692 Salem, Massachusetts Tavern owner and accused witch Bridget Bishop was the first person to be put to death during the Salem witch trials of 16... Read more