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American Fanaticism and Witch Hunts
"During difficult times in the Massachusetts Colony in 1692, the devil seemed to be getting the upper hand in recruiting young souls to enlist in a covenant with hell..." This is the Petition of Mary Eastick, accused witch in 1682.
Famous American Trials: Salem Witchcraft Trials
Account of events, by Douglas Linder.
Justice at Salem - free e-book
A free e-book (licensed under the Creative Commons) and a paperback about the Salem witch trials. The author argues that some of the convicted were guilty.
Notable Women Ancestors - Witches
Biographies and genealogical information about the women of Salem accused of Witchcraft, as told by their descendants.
The Salem Witch Trials
A history of the trials, with related links.
Salem Witch Trials
Information about the trials, as well as upcoming events and attractions from the official site of Salem, MA.
Salem Witch Trials
Archived documents, maps, and biographies. From the University of Virginia Electronic Text Center.
Salem Witch Trials 1692
Chronology of the examination of Sarah Good, accused witch, from The Salem Witchcraft Papers.
Salem Witch Trials Page
Trial transcripts plus profiles of the afflicted, the accused and the victims. Provides timeline, chat room and recommended reading list.
Salem Witchcraft Hysteria
From National Geographic, a narrative about the Salem MA witch trials.
Documentary film about the consequences of using the town's history for profit. Includes a list of screenings, ordering information, reviews, a flipbook, and filmmaker biographies.
Witchcraft in Salem Village: Intersection of Religion and Society
Essay with teaching suggestions from a scholar in American religious history. In "Divining America: Religion and the National Culture" from the National Humanities Center.
Early American Horror Show
Commentary on the witch trials and their lasting legacy, with reviews of books on the topic. [Salon] (October 29, 2002)
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