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The Salem witchcraft trials

a headline court case

by Geraldine Woods

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Salem (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Salem,
  • Salem.
    • Subjects:
    • Trials (Witchcraft) -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Trials (Witchcraft) -- Massachusetts -- Salem.,
    • Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem.,
    • Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

    • About the Edition

      Examines the events surrounding the Salem Witchcraft Trials and the unjust treatment of those who were falsely accused.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 100) and index.

      StatementGeraldine Woods.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesHeadline court cases
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFM2478.8.W5 W66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL43511M
      ISBN 100766013839
      LC Control Number99037773
      OCLC/WorldCa41871222

      In Easthampton, New York, witch accusations in were directed at "Goody Garlick." In in Boston, "Goody Glover" was accused by the children of the Goodwin family of witchcraft; this case was still a recent memory in the culture in Salem in Despite being generally known as the Salem Witchcraft Trials, the preliminary hearings in were conducted in various towns across the province: Salem Village (now Danvers), Ipswich, Andover, and Salem Town. The best-known trials were conducted by the Court of Oyer and Terminer in in Salem Town.

        The Salem Witchcraft Trials, a concise history written expressly for students and general readers, contains much new material not found in the author's earlier work. It sheds important light on the period and shows that our horror of these infamous proceedings must be tempered with sympathy for a people who gave in to panic in the face of a Brand: Peter Charles Hoffer. In her interesting book, In the Devil's Snare, historian Mary Beth Norton argues that the large number of accusations against Burroughs, and his linkage to the frontier war, is the key to understanding the Salem trials. Norton contends that the enthusiasm of the Salem court in prosecuting the witchcraft cases owed in no small measure to the.

      Salem Witch Trials in History and Literature An Undergraduate Course, University of Virginia Spring Semester Born on Feb. 12th into a family of renown New England Puritan ministers, including Rev. John Cotton and Rev. Richard Mather, Cotton Mather seemed destined to achieve fame. A new book, The Penguin Book of Witches, provides actual documents. Following Samuel Sewall's public apology for his involvement in the Salem trials, a number of jurors who had been.


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As I mentioned before, Salem Witchcraft was the book that inspired Arthur Miller to write The Crucible. It was one of the first comprehensive books about the Salem Witch Trials. The execution of 20 people accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, in continues to haunt Americans and perplex historians today.

The selections in this book offer a variety of perspectives on the Salem witch crisis. While not as academically rigorous as some non-fiction on the trials, Schiff’s book is an engaging account of the events and a great starting place for those with little familiarity with the history of Salem.

A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Witch Trials and the American Experience by Emerson Baker. In A Storm of Witchcraft, historian Emerson Baker argues that the perfect “storm” of events enable the Salem Witch Trials Author: Holly Genovese.

Written in and published posthumously inthis book by John Hale, who was the pastor of the Church of Christ in Beverly, Mass, is a critique of the Salem Witch Trials. The book discusses various witchcraft cases in New England from to and includes the events that led up to the Salem Witch Trials, many of which Hale witnessed firsthand.

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Learn about what led to the allegations and the hundreds of people. The most complete day-by-day account of the Salem witch trials ever written. [Roach has created] a fascinating chronicle of the witchcraft episode and its long aftermath, filled with revealing social and psychological detail, accurately and gracefully by: 8.

Although the trials didn’t occur untilthe book alludes to the Salem Witch Trials. Technically not a book set in Salem either, The Witch of Blackbird Pond takes place in nearby Connecticut in However, the Newbery Medal winner is perfect for younger guys wanting to learn more. In March ofAbigail Williams, one of the accusers at the Salem witch trials, accused Rebecca Nurse of trying to force her (Abigail) to sign the devil's book.

Rev. Deodat Lawson, who had been the minister in Salem Village before Rev. The Salem Witch Trials N. Carr G. Elliott B. Forletta D. Mark 11th December Abstract The Salem Witch Trials were a series of trials and executions which took place in the Puritan town of Salem, Massachusetts between and These trials were based on accusations of witch-craft, a crime punishable by death.

Twenty-five people, includingFile Size: 3MB. of the Salem witch trials to warn audiences about the dangers of present-day McCarthyism, The Crucible also functions as an allegory. An allegory is a story in which characters or images represent specific.

The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February and May More than two hundred people were accused. Thirty were found guilty, nineteen of whom were executed by hanging (fourteen women and five men).

One other man, Giles Corey, was pressed to death. The Salem witch trials: A true story. It all started in Salem inwhen a black slave named Tituba, who was brought from the Caribbean by Reverend Samuel Parris, told stories of voodoo to two girls, Elizabeth Parris (the pastor’s daughter, who was 9 years old) and Abigail William (the pastor’s niece, who was 11 years old).She also predicted their future, using mirrors or eggs.

The Salem Witch Trials, by Nancy Ohlin and Roger Simó Roger Simó illustrates this volume of the BlastBack. Series in fun, plentiful, cartoon-style drawings, and Nancy Ohlin writes about the Salem Witch Trials concisely, in kid-friendly language, without as many details as some of the other books, making this one perfect for the youngest kids interested in the.

Salem Witch Trials: Documentary Archive & Transcription Project (University of Virginia)(includes online searchable text of the transcription of court records as published in Boyer/Nissenbaum’s The Salem Witchcraft Papers, revisedand e Author: Lyonette Louis-Jacques.

W hen the Salem witch trials occurred inthe colonial authorities imposed a publication ban, thinking it best if no one wrote about them. The Salem witch trials occurred in colonial Massachusetts between and More than people were accused of practicing witchcraft—the Devil's magic—and 20 were : Jess Blumberg.

John Proctor (Ma – Aug ) was a landowner in the Massachusetts Bay was the son of John Proctor, Sr. (–) and Martha Harper (–). He was hanged on Aug in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony during the Salem Witch Trials after being falsely accused and convicted for witchcraftBorn: 30 MarchSuffolk, England.

Robert Lord Jr. was a blacksmith and made the heavy leg-irons which secured the victims of the witch hysteria who were sent to Ipswich to await trial and execution. In both Joan Braybrook and her year-old stepdaughter Mehitable were accused of witchcraft and landed in jail, and are found among the 10 persons petitioning for release.

The trials came to an end before the. The Salem witch trials took place between February of and May of Over men and women were accused of practicing witchcraft in the Salem village and the surrounding villages.

At the end of the trial, 19 people were executed while other died in prison waiting for their trial or : Picesgirl.Hi! I recently completed a book called Suffer a Witch about the Salem Witches living in modern day Boston. In the process of writing this book, I read every single book published about the Salem Witches, including the translation of the original d.