Asked in Religion & Spirituality, History of the United States, Colonial America, Salem Witch Trials
How many victims were killed by witches in the Salem?
The witches - or rather, people accused of being witches - were the victims. ...
Asked in Intrigue and Unsolved Mysteries, History
Why were witches accused?
"Witches" did not really exist, but people were frightened by the thought of them. They would burn or hang witches. Citezens that nobody liked were usually accused of being witches in order do get rid of them. Others were accused because they did not fit in or were very strange, so they were suspects of practicing witchcraft. ...
Who were the people being accused of witches in Salem?
The accused in Salem spanned the entire range of the social spectrum and there are really to many names to list. ...
Asked in The Crucible (play)
How does Tituba save herself when accused of witchcraft?
she saved herself by confessing early on (after being beaten by her master) and accused other people of being witches, and telling people that there were many more in salam. ...
People accused of being witches in Salem were generally?
D. associated with Salem's prosperous merchant elite. These were the accused. The accusers, the ones that would call others witches, were from the poorer familes. Don't confuse them :) ...
Asked in The Crucible (play)
What are examples of situational irony in the crucible act 3?
About 100 people sign a petition so that they may testify for the women who were accused of being witches. These same people were later arrested for being witches. ...
Asked in Colonial America
Who were the village girls that accused people of being witches?
they dont say but u can search it online to see
How many people from Ipswich were condemned as witches?
in "the Salem witch trials" over 100 people were accused of being a witch. ...
What kind of people were accused of being witches in the Salem witch trials?
The kind of people who were accused of being witches were normal people. These people were found suspicious by the townspeople for a variety of reasons. The accused might not have attended church or town meetings regularly, been a social pariah, or even just a doctor. They could also have just had a difference of opinion about the whole witch trials controversy... ...
Asked in History
Those people accused of being witches in Salem were generally?
from families associated with Salem's burgeoning market economy
Asked in Massachusetts, Salem Witch Trials
What did the famous trials in Salem Massachusetts suggest that some people in that colony were?
They accused women of being witches.
What three sisters were accused of being witches?
Elizabeth Hibbard , Mary Walcott, and Mercy Lewis were three sisters who were accused of being witches. They lived in Salem, Massachusetts, which is famous for the witch trials held there in the 1600s. ...
How were accused witches trailed?
Accused witches were thrown into water, and if they floated they were a witch and if they sank they were normal. Another trial was by fire, if they survived being in the middle of a bonfire they were a witch, if they died they were normal. either way all trials were going to kill the person being accused ...