Your assignment for this discussion is, after visiting the Salem Witch Trial website provided below, and following through with the six options that you are given after being accused as being a witch think about what it must have been like in Salem in 1692. Then add your insight to this discussion question.
You’re Accused . . . The Salem Witch Trials, 1692
If you need more information on this subject return the the homepage of that website – it has a wealth of information on the Salem Witch Trials.
Please post your feelings about this historical event, addressing the following points:
Could something like the Salem Witch Trials happen today, and, if so, give an example.
Would things have been different if there had been a separation of Church and State in Salem Massachusetts at the time? Please give evidence to back up your argument.
As for the young girls who started this entire catastrophe, should they have been punished and how, or should they not have been punished and why