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Timeline of Events in Witchcraft in America
|15,000 B.C.||Ancient peoples revere healers, known as witches, who practice magic.|
|600 A.D.||Christian pope Gregory the Great proclaims "all the gods of the heathens are demons."|
|1200s||Christianity has replaced traditional religions, which Christians call paganism.|
|1300s||Women are singled out as witches in Europe.|
|1484||Pope Innocent VIII issues an edict that calls for the eradication of witches and other heathens.|
|1486||Malleus Maleficarum (Hammer of Witches) triggers witch-hunts in Europe.|
|1580–1660||The war against witches reaches a peak in Europe.|
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