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Anne Hutchinson arrives in the New World — History.com This Day in History — 9/18/1634

Anne Hutchinson arrives in the New World — History.com This Day in History — 9/18/1634 | Rebecca Nurse | Scoop.it
Anne Hutchinson, an Englishwoman who would become an outspoken religious thinker in the American colonies, arrives at the Massachusetts Bay Colony with her family.

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Anne Hutchinson and the Massachusetts Bay Colony

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Anne Hutchinson and the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
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From Salem to Monty Python: Witch hunt in pop culture

From Salem to Monty Python: Witch hunt in pop culture | Rebecca Nurse | Scoop.it
More than 300 years after the Salem witch trials began, witch hunts are still the rage SLIDE SHOW

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Witches Weren't Burned During the Salem Witch Trials... What?

Witches Weren't Burned During the Salem Witch Trials... What? | Rebecca Nurse | Scoop.it
Myth: People convicted of witchcraft were burned at the stake during the Salem Witch Trials When you think about people disposing of witches a few hundred years ago, you probably imagine a woman tied to a stake jutting up from a pile of smoking wood.

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the night desk's curator insight, September 26, 2013 1:00 AM

I thought if they didn't drown them or crush them, they were burned at the stake. I guess I just gave into the hollywood view of things. Who knew? Did you guys?

 

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A Guide to the On-Line Primary Sources of the Salem Witch Trials


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Lindsey Hogan's curator insight, October 7, 2013 2:57 PM

Great collection of primary sources about the Salem Witch Trials!

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Salem Witch Museum: Trials of Hysteria and History - Guardian Express

Salem Witch Museum: Trials of Hysteria and History - Guardian Express | Rebecca Nurse | Scoop.it
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But the subject of witches was far more than a discussion topic in the early days of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. ...
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A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials

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One town's strange journey from paranoia to pardon

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Ron Wolford's curator insight, September 26, 2013 8:14 PM

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Salem: Museums, Culinary Trails and...Witches - The Metropolitain

Salem: Museums, Culinary Trails and...Witches - The Metropolitain | Rebecca Nurse | Scoop.it
The Metropolitain Salem: Museums, Culinary Trails and...Witches The Metropolitain A drive into New England's coastal area for the fall colours and a dose of history is just the thing - a history that is rather relevant when we consider what's...
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