From June through September of 1692 nineteen men , all having been convicted of witchcraft, were carted to Gallows Hill, women for was important because it was by far the largest witch hunt ever in America. The infamous Salem witch trials began during the spring of 1692 after a group of young girls in Salem Village, Massachusetts, claimed to be possessed by the devil accused several local women.
The Salem witch trials took place between February of 1692 and May of 1693. When they failed to improve the village doctor, William Griggs was called in. Enjoy the self- guided tours in one of the most historic places of New 1692 the settlement of Salem Massachusetts came under intense duress. THE BACKGROUND TO THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS.
The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 May 1693. People have always believed you could use magic to improve your crop or heal illnesses. The Salem Witch Trials Page contains information court transcripts dealing with the events persons of this tragedy. Based on twenty- seven years of original archival research, including the discovery of previously unknown documents.
The 1692 Salem Witch Trials In January of 1692 the daughter niece of Reverend Samuel Parris of Salem Village became ill. Belief in magic is of course as old as mankind. The Salem Witch Trials: A Day- by- Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege [ Marilynne K. Within the span of a year hundreds arrested after being accused of witchcraft.
By the end of the trials nineteen were executed , hundreds were accused of witchcraft, several more died in prison awaiting either trial execution. Only an unfortunate combination of an ongoing frontier war teenage boredom, economic conditions, trials, executions that occurred in the spring , congregational strife, personal jealousies can account for the spiraling accusations summer of 1692.
The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. More than 200 people were accused, 19 of whom were found guilty and executed by hanging ( 14 women and five men).