Society of Salem was populated by a majority of Puritans that were built upon the method of Congregationalism and lived under the rule of their local church and formed covenants to help govern the people. Although the Puritans lived very strict lives according to the bible, the Pu...
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... of witches and began to mutilate itself on the basis of a group of teenage girls. Although these events are frowned upon, they are also serving as reminders for keeping control over checks and balances in a state as well as the religious freedoms of one another. This memory ordains in our minds that no matter what someone else believes and how one chooses to live that questioning with observation is crucial.
Social Origins of Witchcraft- Paul S. Boyer, Stephen Nissenbaum
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Miller, Arthur. The Crucible. 1952. New York: Penguin, 1981.
The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials by Marion Lena Starkey
Guide to the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 by David C. Brown
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