The Salem Witch Trials of 1692

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Plan of the investigation The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 were a dark and very crucial time in American history. The late sixteen hundreds consisted of relying on young girls for the truth; but to what extent did the puritan’s religion and culture have in the proceedings of the Salem Witch Trials? A focus on the religion that the puritans believed in and their culture will be discussed. Also, how their faith turned them against those who were accused of witchcraft. It is also needed to discuss how they faith of the puritan’s even came about.

B. Summary of Evidence The Puritans were a group of people who worked towards religious, moral and societal reforms.1 The Puritans believed that the Bible was God's law, and that it provided a plan for the living.2 One who lives in accordance with Protestant, should avoid sin.3 They also believed God would punish sins in a severely manner..4 Twenty-four innocent victims lost their lives in the Era of the Salem witch trials. 5 During the years of 1692 and 1693, many people died that was falsely accused of witchcraft. If your name was mention you was automatically punished for witch craft.6 People were hanged, pressed, and even died in prison.7 The accusations, the executions, and the events kept Salem, Massachusetts very much so busy.8 The Puritans had a few major categories that outlined their beliefs.9God made the world good but, Adam and Eve messed that up or everyone to come. All of God's gifts…
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