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    My judgement of the ministers and magistrates in charge of the Salem Witch Trials changes in attempt to accommodate for the differences in beliefs when looking at the circumstances in the perspective of modern standards with the advanced scientific information available, in comparison to the perspectives of the scientific and theological standards of the time at the particular point in history. In modern standards, the idea of witchcraft seems ludicrous and unimaginable to be legitimate because…

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    The Salem witchcrafts, consisted as multiple demonic spirits tortured a pure, God fearing soul, in retaliation to uneasy affairs with the servants’ guardian family. While reading Escaping Salem, I gathered that in this earlier century, England was known to be very traditional, family-oriented, and deeply invested in their Puritan religion, women were also considered a substitution for men, in terms of labor. Along with collecting information from online resources, about how these witch trials…

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    There has been many trials of Witchcraft. Salem Massachusetts was the location of the largest in American history. Why was it so wide spread? Salem was the perfect place it was a very strong religious community, there was a struggle for power and people seeking vengeance. It started with two girls acting strange and not responding after being caught dancing which is not allowed in puritan society. None of the local doctor were able to diagnose why they were acting this way, words of witchcraft…

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    The witch trials of Salem Massachusetts was a result of a mixture of fear, hysteria and intolerance, and although we believe ourselves to be more advanced then the people of Salem in the 1690s, we are not. Today we continue to judge and fear those who are different then us. In some cases, we have even decided to take “justice” into our own hands, very much like the people of Salem did to those accused of witchcraft. The difference between us and the people of Salem in the 1690s is the reason for…

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    The historic Salem Witch Trials arises in the early 1692s and claims the lives of about 20 people. The hysteria became popular in the village of Salem due to the fear and anxiety installed in the residents. Witches become a popular affair within the village, and two little girls were the reasons for the growth of the hysteria in Salem. The two young villagers initiate the paranoia about witches when they begin to exhibit abnormal behaviors after visiting a woman in seek of uncovering their…

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    First, someone would make an accusation about someone that he or she believed to be a witch to the Magistrate. Complaints were often made through someone else to pass the notice onto the Magistrate. Next, a warrant of arrest would be issued, the victim would be taken into examination, then if Magistrate feels that he or she is guilty, they would send the victim to jail and make them stand trial. Third, the circumstances along with evidence supporting or not supporting the case would be revealed…

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    The Salem witch trials were a even in history which can’t be forgotten. Due to the dumb decisions made by judges and playful acts by the girls from salem causing major damage to other people’s lives. But till this day many people still do not know the real reasons behind the Salem witch trials and how they all began. The trials had many factors that played into it which were: ergot poisoning, rivalries, and lastly boredom which really caused the most damage. Ergot What is ergot? Ergot is a…

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    supernatural differently. If you look throughout the years you will see 1890s classic monster movies, 1680 witch trails, and now. Well you will see a different respond to witches in the 1680s than someone today were accused of being a witch. The Salem Witch trials started with a group of girls. They started having fits and, the Doctor told the parents of the girls that it was witchcraft. We aren’t sure if it was Ergot poisoning or they just did it to get attention. It could have been Ergot…

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    Salem Witch Trial Summary

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    that might be interpreted as non-Puritan, pronounced by Mather allowed the villagers of Salem to elucidate any kind of behavior that potentially resemble that of a witch or any forms of witchery. In the Middle of the summer in 1688, one of the oldest children, saw cause to examine the laundry lady, because she felt that there was linen missing in the household. “Of what use this linnen might bee to serve the Witchcraft intended, the Theef's Tempter knows! The lady in her opinion was the daughter…

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    Meaning, everything must be pure, or stated in the Bible. The act of witch craft is was not aloud in the church, as seen in The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. In Salem Massachusetts, many men and women were hanged for the act of “witch craft” when in actuality they were just different. These hangings are known as the Salem Witch Trials. They were blamed for events that were not their doing. This happens to be a common occurrence within the human race. Throughout history innocent people have…

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