The Salem Witch Trials and the Province of Massachusetts Bay | Episode #182 | Election College: United States Presidential Election History
Published April 6, 2017
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    The Salem Witch Trials weren't really about witchcraft as much as interpersonal conflict. While mass hysteria disguised as witchcraft had reached many parts of the world, we hear about Salem the most often.

    In this episode we talk more about the events leading up to the American Revolution including the political, social, and religious context in and around Salem and Boston in the late 1600s. 

     

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