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The Story Of The Salem Witch Trials

Author : Bryan F. Le Beau
ISBN : 9781315509037
Genre : History
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Between June 10 and September 22, 1692, nineteen people were hanged for practicing witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. One person was pressed to death, and over 150 others were jailed, where still others died. The Story of the Salem Witch Trials is a history of that event. It provides a much needed synthesis of the most recent scholarship on the subject, places the trials into the context of the Great European Witch-Hunt, and relates the events of 1692 to witch-hunting throughout seventeenth century New England. This complex and difficult subject is covered in a uniquely accessible manner that captures all the drama that surrounded the Salem witch trials. From beginning to end, the reader is carried along by the author’s powerful narration and mastery of the subject. While covering the subject in impressive detail, Bryan Le Beau maintains a broad perspective on events, and wherever possible, lets the historical characters speak for themselves. Le Beau highlights the decisions made by individuals responsible for the trials that helped turn what might have been a minor event into a crisis that has held the imagination of students of American history.
Category: History

Time Life The Salem Witch Trials

Author : The Editors of TIME-LIFE
ISBN : 9781547845262
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The Salem witch trials remain one of the most shocking and studied episodes in American history. Within the span of 15 months, the legal proceedings around the trials swept up at least 144 people, secured the confessions of 54 individuals and led to the execution of 20, mostly women. The hysteria and the accusations reached far beyond the geographic limits of Salem Village, eventually engulfing more than 20 towns and villages in the vicinity. Now, in this Special Edition from TIME-LIFE -The Salem Witch Trials- readers can revisit the witch trials, study their European origins and understand "the climate of fear" both then and now. This Special Edition is also full of historic photographs and images of Salem, the participants, and more, and a special section devoted to modern witchcraft and witches in the movies and on television.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Daily Life During The Salem Witch Trials

Author : K. David Goss
ISBN : 9780313374586
Genre : History
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Discusses daily life during the Salem witch trials in seventeenth-century New England, exploring such topics as domestic life, business, piracy, politics, religion, education, law, and marriage.
Category: History

Salem Witch Trials

Author : Joeming Dunn
ISBN : 9781617864902
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Massachusetts, 1692. The largest witch hunt in the United States was held in the small village of Salem, Massachusetts. Witness the accusations of witchcraft and trial that followed in this impressive graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Witch Hunt

Author : Marc Aronson
ISBN : 9781416903154
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Sifting through the facts, myths, and half-truths surrounding the 1692 witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, a historian draws on primary sources to explore the events of that time.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Salem Witch Trials

Author : K. David Goss
ISBN : 0313320950
Genre : History
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Offers an overview of the Salem witch trials, including the origins of Puritan belief in witchcraft, the accusations leading to the Salem trials, and the impact of the Salem trials on American life and society.
Category: History

Alice Ray And The Salem Witch Trials

Author : Shannon Knudsen
ISBN : 9780761371144
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The story of the Salem witch trials includes a script for readers' theater.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Salem Witch Trials

Author : Jenny MacBain
ISBN : 082393683X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Uses primary source documents, narrative, and illustrations to recount the history of the witch hunt and trials that occurred in Salem, Massachusetts, in the seventeenth century.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Salem Witch Trials

Author : Lori Lee Wilson
ISBN : 0822548895
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the witchcraft trials in Salem in 1692, the events leading up to them, and how the trials have been viewed by different historians since then.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Salem Witch Trials

Author : Marilynne K. Roach
ISBN : 1589791320
Genre : History
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The Salem Witch Trials is based on over twenty-five years of archival research--including the author's discovery of previously unknown documents--newly found cases and court records. From January 1692 to January 1697 this history unfolds a nearly day-by-day narrative of the crisis as the citizens of New England experienced it.
Category: History