The hysteria raged into the summer months and filled the prisons with innocent people. Your reading intentions are private to you and will not be shown to other users. How do I set a reading intention To set a reading intention, click through to any list item, and look for the panel on the left hand side:. A modest enquiry into the nature of witchcraft. We have 13 public computers available for free use with Microsoft Office, high-speed internet access, and use of black-and-white and color printing for a per-page fee. Judge: Are you sorry you hurt them? Here you can read about the history behind the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Three witches Pressured by to identify their tormentor, Betty and Abigail claimed to have been bewitched by and two other members of the community, neither of whom attended church regularly: , an beggar, and Sarah Osborn also spelled Osborne , an elderly bed-ridden woman who was scorned for her involvement with an indentured servant.
What service was he speaking of? Jacobs Hold A Mock Salem Witch Trial. The thing told me if I would not go on hurting the children they would do worse to me. Related Websites: 2 Salem Witchcraft Trials 1692 by D. Sewall used his position to publish articles of his own and achieve greater notoriety. Sewall publicly apologized for his role in the trials. Judge: What did it say to you? New York: Random House, 1989. In 1702 the General Court declared that the trials had been unlawful.
In their place he established a Superior Court of Judicature, which was instructed not to admit spectral evidence. Related Website: 2 About McCarthyism from Poets Index 3 Hollywood Blacklist by D. Told better explained info on the deaths and blamed people and animals. Significantly, those that they began identifying as other witches were no longer just outsiders and outcasts but rather upstanding members of the community, beginning with , a mature woman of some prominence. This is a picture of Salem Village as of 1692.
Had the journal entries from Samuel Sewall. Analyze the Causes for the Salem Witch Trials. Gustafsson from Suite 101 3 Salem Witch Trials 4 Salem Witch Trials 1692: A Chronology of Events from University of Virginia This project consists of an electronic collection of primary source materials relating to the Salem witch trials of 1692 and a new transcription of the court records. Twenty-two of the 33 individuals who had been convicted were exonerated in 1711 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which also paid some £600 to the families of the victims. Squabbles over property were commonplace, and litigiousness was rampant. In this case file you will read about the visions Tituba claimed to experience.
Gave interesting facts about the trials. Ergotism: The Satan Loosed in Salem? Follow or adapt the instructions found at these webQuest sites: 1 The Crucible Grades 10-12 by C. Georgakas 3 McCarthyism Websites For Teachers by J. Krensky, Stephen, and James Watling. Debate Whether Any Witch Hunts Are Occurring Today? Similar Websites: 2 Mary Bradbury's Trial 3 Susanna North Martin by D.
Those who insisted upon their innocence met harsher fates, becoming to their own sense of. He brought to Salem Village his wife, their three children, a niece, and two slaves who were originally from Barbados—John Indian, a man, and , a woman. The diary entries reveal little personal reservations or remorse concerning his own role in the conduct of the trials. Salem Witch Trials: Examination of the Evidence Each class will begin with a 10 - 15 minute open forum to discuss advising questions about academic matters or anything else that comes up. This would be my favorite letter because it was very detailed and i could understand it.
Judge: W ho were they? Annual Service Hours for All Service Outlets: 3,510 Annual Library Visits: 214,911 Annual Reference Transactions: 2,165 Annual Circulation Transactions: 230,848 Annual Children's Material Circulation: 63,241 Internet Terminals Used by General Public: 14 Users of Electronic Resources Per Typical Week: 112,779 Interlibrary Relationship: Not a Member of a Federation or Cooperative Legal Basis: Municipal Government city, town, or village Administrative Structure: Administrative Entity with a Single Direct Service Outlet Geographic Info: Municipal Government city, town or village exactly Population of Legal Service Area: 24,900. Each year after 1697 Sewall set aside a day in which he fasted and prayed for forgiveness for his sins in the Salem trials. She was the first accused along with Sarah Osborne and was also the first to confess. Tituba: Good, Osburn and Sarah Good and I do not know who the other were. In December 1696, however, Sewall wrote a proclamation for a day of fast and penance and reparation by the government for the sins of the witchcraft trials. This is a painting of Gallows Hill. Over the following year many trials were held and many people imprisoned.
Tituba: I do not hurt them. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. Tituba was an Indian slave in the service of Reverend Samuel Parris, in whose home the diagnosis of witchcraft was first made. Nineteen of the accused were judged guilty and put to death by hanging. Transcription of the Court Records An alphabetical organization of the Salem court records according to the last names of these accused and a list of records under various headings, including the two letters of Governor William Phips, the records of the trials of January—May 1693, and petitions to the General Court 1696-1725. That grim diagnosis triggered a Puritan inquisition throughout the community. Day One - Students will be divided into pairs and be given a copy of the primary source documents for Thomas Brattle and Cotton Mather.
This information was included in the timeline. What ulterior motives did Rebecca's accusers have for accusing her of witchcraft? Several men and women stood trial for witchcraft. Use the sites to research the trials. Aftermath of the Salem Trials. This National Geographic webpage told me the background of some of the accused witches. Campbell from The Solution Site This unit begins with an overview of Puritain doctrine in relation to the Salem Witch Trials of the late 17th century.
Identify the way that the trials were conducted; i. Many others suffered and some died as a result of the turmoil and mistreatment. Judge: What service were they requesting? Judge: But you did not hurt them. The is a derivative of ergot. Judge: What were these pretty things? Heyrman from National Humanities Center's TeacherServe This lesson plan site contains a summary of Puritanism and the idea of predestination, student activity ideas, and questions and answers regarding Puritanism.