Salem Witch Trials
June 2nd, 1692
Who started this?
What happened to them?
What did they do?
The ones that were accused and executed
Most people went back to daily lives. The girls that started it went out and got married. Besides Anne Putman she acknowledged her role in the hysteria. "It was a great delusion of Satan that deceived me at that sad time... I desire to lie in the dust and earnestly beg forgiveness". Life would never be the same for those that were executed.
Hanged on Gallows Hill, June 10, 1692 Bridger Bishop.
Hanged on Gallows Hill, July 19, 1692 Sarah Good, Elizabeth Howe, Susanna Martin, Rebecca Nurse, and Sara Wild.
Hanged on Gallows Hill, August 19, 1692 George Burroughs, Martha Carrier, George Jacobs, John Proctor, and John Willard.
Hanged on Gallows Hill, September 22, 1692 Martha Corey, Mary Easy, Alice Parker, Mary Parker, Ann Pudeater, Margaret Scott, Wilmot Reed, and Samuel Wardwell.
Pressed to Death, September 19, 1692 Giles Cory.
Died in Jail Sarah Osbourne, Roger Toothaker, Ann Foster, and Lydia Dustin.
In the show Criminal Minds Spencer Reid makes a connection with the Salem Witch Trials.
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Rebecca Nurse Headstone. N.d. Photograph. Massachusetts. History of Massachusetts. Web. 15 Nov. 13.
Tituba and the Children. N.d. Photograph. Wikipedia. Web. 15 Nov. 2013.