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The Salem Witches, Fact or Fiction"

Summary: Discusses the Salem Witch Trials in 1692 Puritanical America. Provides historical background on the trials. Examines whether there was legitimate evidence against those accused of witchcraft.

The Salem Witch Trials

Those who confessed to be witches would be forgiven and those who did not faced death (Knapp 1). What if those who claimed to be to be innocent were really innocent? Twenty people of the town of Salem Massachusetts were killed in 1692 for being witches (Rice 17). Why did the people in the town over look logical explanation and wrongfully accuse people? What made the town think that these so called witches needed to die? I have learned some information about the Salem witch trials before, yet did not believe that all those convicted people can be witches in one small town alone.

According to Rice the people in Salem were good church going puritans that set up their laws and community views on religion (10 16). One significant member of the town was the reverend Parris (Rice 7). Reverend Parris had a nine-year-old daughter...

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