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Rediscovering America: Salem Witch Trials


VIDEO COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS:

1. Name the two family factions that were at odds with each other in Salem Village?

2. Who were the first three residents of Salem accused of witchcraft?

3. What is spectral evidence?

4. Why will Judge Sewell be remembered?

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Rediscovering America: Salem Witch Trials
VIDEO COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

1. Name the two family factions that were at odds with each other in Salem Village?

The Thomas Putnam family resisted and resented change. The Israel Porter family had business and financial ties to Salem Town.



2. Who were the first three residents of Salem accused of witchcraft?

Tituba, Sarah Goode, and Sarah Osborne.



3. What is spectral evidence?

The afflicted children believed that they saw the invisible shapes (specters) of the witches who were torturing them. No one but the children saw these apparitions. In effect, the children became the accusers, judges, and jury.



4. Why will Judge Sewell be remembered?

Judge Sewell desired to take full blame for the trials and the executions of those who were condemned as witches.



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