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Review: The Salem Witch Trials

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Could something like The Salem Witch Trials happen again? My answer is yes. The Salem Witch Trials started in the spring of 1692 when a group of girls claimed to be possessed by the devil. The village began fasting and praying to try and rid them from the devils influence in the month of February. Over time, more girls started to act possessed which only gave people more of a reason to believe in witches. The girls accused many local women in the Salem Village of preforming witch craft. During the month of March, many women were examined, charged or killed, if accused of being a witch. Victims of the witch hunt experienced different death penalties. Nineteen were hung, one had been crushed to death under the weight of stones, and many died
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