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Questions and answers about the Salem witch trials

Author: Kate Light
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Eye on historical sources.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The Salem witch trials marked one of the darkest moments in U.S. history. In 1692, two young children were accused of being bewitched and were arrested. More than 150 arrests occurred over the next two months, and a special court was created to try the cases. A total of 20 people were found guilty of being witches, and all of them were hanged. Inside this compelling volume, readers are presented with the facts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Light
ISBN: 9781538341230 1538341239 9781538341247 1538341247 9781538341254 1538341255
OCLC Number: 1028608811
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 23 cm
Contents: Welcome to Salem --
Puritan beliefs --
Playing with magic --
Accusations --
Parris's position --
The first "witches" --
The special court --
Jail conditions --
Rebecca Nurse --
Rising doubts --
The leader of all the witches --
Enter the mathers --
The beginning of the end --
Late apologies.
Series Title: Eye on historical sources.
Responsibility: Kate Light.

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"The Salem witch trials marked one of the darkest moments in U.S. history. In 1692, two young children were accused of being bewitched and were arrested. More than 150 arrests occurred over the next two months, and a special court was created to try the cases. A total of 20 people were found guilty of being witches, and all of them were hanged. Inside this compelling volume, readers are presented with the facts of the Salem witch trials through primary sources from the era."--Publisher's description.

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