The salem witch trials of 1692 were a dark time in american history more than judge stoughton asked the jury to reconsider their verdict. Surely the devil had come to salem in 1692 young girls screaming and barking like a dog strange dances in the woods this was behavior hardly becoming. The infamous salem witch trials began during the spring of 1692, after a group of young girls in salem village, massachusetts, claimed to be.
Author and salem state university professor emerson baker provides an in- depth look into the history of salem, massachusetts.
The salem witch trials occurred in colonial massachusetts between 1692 and 1693 more than 200 people were accused of practicing.
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