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How many people were accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials?

142 people were legally accused of witchcraft during the Salem Hysteria.    This count does not include people who were rumored by neighbors or relatives of being invol (MORE)

How many people were convinced of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials?

Between February 1692 and May 1693, over 150 people were arrested and imprisoned, with even more accused who were not formally pursued by the authorities. The two courts convi (MORE)

What were the causes of the Salem witchcraft trials?

There was only one immediate cause of the trials: the affliction of  the supposed bewitched. So called witchcraft threatened the church,  the government, and the social laws (MORE)