William phips in Salem witch trial?
Phips was the governor of the Massachusetts colony where the trials took place. He ended them when his wife was accused.
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Answer . Although there is no concrete evidence to support it many rumors were disvovered that she was a prostitute in Boston and had a illigitimate child
Back then, the point was to purge Massachusetts Bay Colony of evil in the form of witches. Now, there really isn't a concrete point. We see it as hysteria and panic, not somet…hing that was meant to accomplish something.
because someone was blamed for being a witch even when it was part of their beliefs. and some people were against it, so they turned it into a big conflict.
Conspiracy with the Devil.
Abigail Williams was the young orphaned niece of Reverend Samuel Parris. Abigail, along with her cousin Betty (Rev. Parris' daughter), and a group of girlfriends accused towns…people of witchcraft in the spring/summer of 1692. Theories for why the girls made such accusations that resulted in the deaths of 19 people include: Abigail and Betty were suffering from rye poisoning (baked breads made from fungus infected grain) to teen-aged boredom. Conflicts between neighbors, Puritanical religious beliefs, poverty, unhealthy living conditions, fierce climate, remoteness of the village, spooky stories told by the slave Tituba, and restless young girls/teen agers all came together in a horrific mix of ingredients. The girls probably felt like celebrities because their popularity and attention paid to them increased with every false accusation they made. It's possible that Abigail and Betty had become ill from food poisoning, but the behavior of the other girls might only be explained as girls behaving very badly. The adults behaved much worse. The town leaders took advantage of the hysteria to rid themselves and the village of unwanted neighbors. It also provided them opportunities to acquire property belonging to the accused. The accused had to pay for their accomodations while in jail. The property/land would often be forfeited to...the town's leaders...the very people who ordered the arrests.
17 she was actually 12, however many depictions of her state her age as 17 EDIT: The only depiction of her as 17 was in the mostly historically incorrect Crucible.
No she did not run away, she was alone . She ran away with Mercy Lewis
Photographs weren't around in 1692.. We do have woodcuts, etchings and paintings of the trials, however we can't identify most of the people in those works.
Ann Putnam jr.
they where basically people accusing other people of being witches
stop cheating and figure it out
The witch trials were an event. An event does not eat.
There was no one who was really a witch there. if someone decided they thought you were a witch you went to trial for it and the reason people were tried was because girls wer…e having strange actions which doctors later concluded was hysteria.
Abigail is to blame for the witch trails because if she, and her cousin Betty and seven other pre-teens and teenagers, didn't act like they were being bewitched then 20 innoce…nt lives wouldn't have been killed EDIT: Abigail is not nesscessarily to blame. Only a portion of the theories as to the cause of the bewitchment could place blame on the girls' shoulders. Many portray them as victims of poisoning or physical or mental illness.
Abagail Williams was the 12ish niece of the Salem Village Reverand. She was the second person to became "afflicted." She had more voice in earlier the Trials. We lose track of… her after the Trials end.