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How old was the youngest person accused of witchcraft In the Salem witch trails?
Her name was Dorcas Good and she was 4 years of age. She was the daughter of Sarah and William Good. ...
Asked in Colonial America, Salem Witch Trials
Who was the first person accused of being a witch during the Salem witchcraft trial?
In Arthur Miller's book The Crucible, Tituba was first accused by Abigail Williams of performing witchcraft. ...
Asked in Colonial America
Who was the Caribbean slave of the Parris family accused of being a witch?
Tituba was the person that was the slave of the Parris family. She lived in Salem, Massachusetts and was accused of witchcraft. ...
Asked in Joan of Arc
What were the two crimes that they accused Joan of Arc of?
They accused her of witchcraft and heresy. They could not prove the witchcraft so tried her on the charge of heresy. ...
Asked in Medieval Witch Hunts, Salem Witch Trials
Why were animals accused of witchcraft?
Animals were not accused of witchcraft. The animals seen around accused witches were assumed to be spirits known as "familiars" that were used to keep the "witch" in direct contact with the "devil". ...
Asked in Plays
How many people were acussed of witchcraft by Abigail?
Abigail Williams was a real person but also a main character in the play, The Crucible by Arthur Miller. She accused three women of witchcraft. ...
Asked in Witchcraft
How did people tell who was a witch and who wasn't?
People who were accused of witchcraft were often the disabled the mentally challenged, the person who didn't get along well with others or who liked to be alone. Older single women were often accused and so were redheads. It didn't take much for someone to be accused of witchcraft and once they were they didn't have any protection. ...
Asked in Witchcraft
Why did they put the people who were accused of witchcraft to death?
Because the people who accused people of witchcraft thought they were evil and had made a pact with the devil. The only 'solution' for that was putting them to death. ...