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First-hand Accounts of Sarah Good's Salem Witchcraft Trial

Summary: Accounts of Sarah Good's 1692 witchcraft trial in Salem, Massachusetts, show her to be a victim of the witchcraft hysteria of the era because of fear of her divergence from the Puritan lifestyle.
The Salem witchcraft trials of 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts can be considered a horrendous period in American history, yet is also viewed as the turning point in what was considered acceptable in a contemporary society. In a documentation of a trial against a woman named Sarah Good, the reader is able to see the way in which such an accusation was treated and how society as a whole reacted to such a claim. Sarah Good fell victim to the witchcraft hysteria because she was different, and that fear of her divergence from the Puritan lifestyle led to her eventual demise.

The Puritan society was a close knit one with religion as the core keeping it together. Whole congregations would go to the New World together, following their minister to wherever he led them to. Sarah Good was a target of this environment due to the fact that she was...

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