The Salem Witch Trials
The year was 1692, and the town of Salem, Massachusetts was in shock. Over 20 people had recently fallen victim to an unknown affliction that caused them to have wild fits, speak strange words, and even behave as if they were specters from hell. In an attempt to discover the source of these troubles, local ministers began questioning everyone with suspicious behavior. And when a few girls pointed fingers at a group of old women known as witches… things got ugly fast. This isn’t your average history lesson – it’s a podcast episode about one of the most famous witch trials in American history! We’re breaking down the events that led up to the Salem Witch Trials, their devastating consequences, and so much more!