Salem Witchcraft Effect On Society

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The Salem witchcraft definitely had an long term effect on the whole world, However I still believe it does today. It destroyed families, and those who were accused we devastated and those who survived were compensated. They families of those accused didn’t receive any closure or anything. It was if they were wiped off the planet of the earth. However In the story “The Crucible”, It was clear that the town took any and every accusation seriously. It even got to the point where others would accuse others to protect themselves, which led to more accusations and so on. At the height of the Salem Witch Trials, the government/religious leaders authority was unlimited. The government and judicial system was heavily influenced by religion. Which
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