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Salem Witch Trials

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A couple May-October 1692 In the town of Salem, in Massachusetts Bay Colony, several girls who were fooling around everywhere listening to the voodoo tales of a West Indian slave, Tibuta, said they were posessed by devils. They then proceeded in saying that people the names of three innocent women. These women were pricking them brought to trial and that they , under pressure, falsely stated the names of others who were about working together to dieposess the girls. Some These three woomen, along with sixteen others, were falsely accused of the people witchcraft and were hung for nothing. Nearly 150 were imprisoned.  Later on, people began to doubt there really were witches. The colonial legistlature took back their accusations, and the trials were stopped.
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