Salem Witch Trial Dbq Analysis

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Salem Witch Trial DBQ Essay Why are two young girls accusing me when I didn’t do anything?! What Bridget Bishop, a Puritan who lived in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692, didn’t know was that that was only the beginning of the witch paranoia. So, what caused the fear of witches in Salem, 1692? The Salem witchcraft trials were caused by poor, young girls, who acted possessed. The accusers ages were mostly under twenty, they lived on the poor, western side of town, and they pretended to be possessed. Little girls cause the Salem witch trials pretending to be possessed. Twenty-one females under the age of twenty accused forty-one females between ages of forty-one and sixty (Doc B). The girls held grudges for women because women constantly corrected

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