What Caused The Salem Witch Trials

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What caused the Salem Witch Trials? Why was everyone so onto it, and wanting to kill someone because they do not believe in the religion Salem, Massachusetts wants a “Witch” to believe in just ‘Christianity,’ even though the villagers wanted to set their own rules, and believe in whatever they can. The Puritans had a governor in which the town of Plymouth had no Charter, nor laws to be enforced. But why come to this, why focus on Witchcraft, when you have other things to pay attention on - Smallpox, and being under attack with the French, and Native American People.
The Puritans focused on Witchcraft because it was gonna “get in the way” of the government - but with the Harsh Climates, and rough terrain - making farming a gruesome task to
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