5 Facts on Salem Witch Trials ...


I’ve always thought the Salem Witch Trials were fascinating. It’s strange how beliefs have changed over the years and how tolerant society has become in the few centuries following these trials. Here are 5 facts on Salem Witch Trials that I found interesting.

5. The Trials Ended Due to Lack of Belief in Them

Many ministers who were considered to be part of the respected crowd in town began to worry that too many innocent people were being accused. One reverend is noted to have said that it would be better to have 10 suspected witches let loose than to condemn 1 innocent person.

A Combination of Events Led to the Salem Witch Trials
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