Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witchcraft trials in Massachusetts during 1692 resulted in nineteen innocent men and women being hanged, one man pressed to death, and in the deaths of more than seventeen who died in jail. It all began at the end of 1691 when a few girls in the town began to experiment with magic by … Read more

The Salem Witch Craft Trials

Since there never was a spurned lover stirring things up in Salem Village, and there is no evidence from the time that Tituba practiced Caribbean black magic, yet these trials and executions actually still took place, how can you explain why they occurred? The Salem Witchcraft Trials began not as an act of revenge against … Read more

The Christian Church and crimes against Paganism

When I started this report I knew that paganism existed as a religion before Christianity. I suspected that if Christianity developed after paganism then it would have adopted some of the paganistic practices to attract followers. From my previous studies I knew there had been some form of propaganda against the pagan religion. Through out … Read more

Salem Witchcraft History

These violations included basing laws on religious beliefs, running an illegal mint an d discriminating against Anglicans. A newer, more interrelations charter replaced the original one in 1691 and also embodied the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Plymouth Colony and several other colonies into o en. The puritans, who had left England due to religious persecution, feared … Read more

Salem witch trials

Salem witch trials Salem Witch Trials: Casting a spell on the people Today, the idea of seeing a witch is almost inconsequential. Our Halloween holiday marks a celebration in which many will adorn themselves with pointy black hats and long stringy hair, and most will embrace them as comical and festive. Even the contemporary witchcraft … Read more