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Salem Witch Trials
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○○○ commonplace ⪢⪢
Battles with their native American neighbors and groups of French settlers were commonplace.
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○○○ confession ⪢⪢
Do you give a false confession or risk a public hanging?
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○○○ for good measure ⪢⪢
But if you confess, apologize and implicate others for good measure, you'll go free. ▲→▲
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○○○ innocence ⪢⪢
You've been accused of a crime you did not commit. It's impossible to prove your innocence.
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○○○ innocent ⪢⪢
If you insist that you're innocent anyway, you'll likely be found guilty and executed. #conditional ▲→▲
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○○○ paranoia ⪢⪢
They were the victims of paranoia about the supernatural, misdirected religious fervor and a justice system that valued the repentance over truth.
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○○○ Puritans ⪢⪢
Salem was settled in 1626 by _____ , a group of English protestants.
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○○○ Salem ⪢⪢
This was the choice facing those accused of witch craft in the village of Salem, Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693.
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Proverbs and Quotes in English
Short sentences and easy words.
Salem Witch Trials
Betty Parris, Abigail Williams, afflict, torment, blight
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○○○ strain ⪢⪢
People feared starvation and disease and the relations between villagers were _____ed. To make matters worse, 1692 brought one of the coldest winters on record.
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