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  1. Salem witch trials

    The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts, between February 1692 and May 1693. Despite being generally known as the Salem witch trials, the preliminary hearings in 1692 were conducted in a variety of towns across the province: Salem Village, Ipswich, Andover and Salem Town. The most infamous trials were conducted by the Court of Oyer and Terminer in 1692 in Salem Town. One contemporary writer summed the results of the trials thus: At least five more of the accused died in prison. The episode is one of the most notorious cases of mass hysteria, and has been used in political rhetoric and popular literature as a vivid cautionary tale about the dangers of isolationism, religious extremism, false accusations and lapses in due process. It was not unique, being an American example of the much larger phenomenon of witch trials in the Early Modern period, but many have considered the lasting impressions from the trials to have been highly influential in subsequent American history.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salem witch trials in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

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    The numerical value of salem witch trials in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of salem witch trials in a Sentence

  1. Andy Biggs:

    The committee operates with the same kind of bias present at the Salem witch trials, everyone is guilty and must demonstrate their innocence.

  2. Donald Trump:

    ( m) ore due process was afforded to those accused in the Salem Witch Trials.

  3. Paul Begala:

    The Salem witch trials gave more due process to the accused, Donald Trump absurdly claimed, though Donald Trump refused to participate in the impeachment process after The Democrats invited The Democrats to do so. The claim drew an exasperated rebuke from the mayor of Salem, who noted that the 1692 trials targeted' powerless, innocent victims' -- women who died horrific deaths.

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  • المحاكمات ساحرة سالمArabic
  • salemské čarodějnické procesyCzech
  • salem hekseprocesserDanish
  • Salem HexenprozesseGerman
  • δοκιμές μαγισσών του ΣάλεμGreek
  • juicios de brujas de salemSpanish
  • محاکمه های جادوگر سلمPersian
  • Salemin noitaoikeudenkäynnitFinnish
  • procès des sorcières de salemFrench
  • trialacha cailleach salemIrish
  • salemi boszorkányperekHungarian
  • սալեմ վհուկ� երի փորձությու� � երArmenian
  • pengadilan penyihir salemIndonesian
  • processi alle streghe di salemItalian
  • משפטי מכשפות סלםHebrew
  • セーラム魔女裁判Japanese
  • 살렘 마녀 재판Korean
  • pythonissam iudiciis salemLatin
  • Salem heksenprocessenDutch
  • salem hekseprosesserNorwegian
  • salemskie procesy czarownicPolish
  • julgamentos das bruxas de salemPortuguese
  • procese de vrăjitoare salemRomanian
  • Салемские процессы над ведьмамиRussian
  • salem häxprocesserSwedish
  • சேலம் சூனிய சோதனைகள்Tamil
  • సేలం మంత్రగత్తె ట్రయల్స్Telugu
  • การทดลองแม่มดซาเลมThai
  • salem cadı denemeleriTurkish
  • салемські суди над відьмамиUkrainian
  • thử nghiệm phù thủy salemVietnamese
  • סאַלעם מעכאַשייפע טריאַלסYiddish
  • 塞勒姆女巫审判Chinese

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