Salem witch trials Essay | Salem Village

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Salem Village

Summary: As soon as the British had settled into their new colonies in New England, nineteen people were hanged because people thought that they were witches in Salem, Massachusetts. The thought of witchcraft drifted off to about twenty-two different Massachusetts communities, and concerned people from New York to Maine. But the majority of the trails took place in Salem.

Salem Village

Witches. Witches are what people think about when they hear the words "Salem Village." But there is more to Salem than just the witchcraft trials. The people themselves had their own lifestyles. They dressed in certain fashions, maintained jobs to support their families, practiced different kinds of religion, and had many different outlooks on life. Of course, the trials had important role in the community, and influenced the ideas and ways of life of the people.

Even though the happenings of Salem Village date back to 1692 in the New England colonies, people still wonder about them today. Why did they accuse random women of being witches? Why did they go through such cruel and unfair punishments? Who influenced the people to make the decision they did? All of these questions have an answer.

As soon as the British had settled into their new colonies in New...

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